Re: deb package small file size?
On Fri, Oct 10, 2003 at 09:01:46PM -0400, Sully W Beardmore wrote:
> I'm JUST getting started with Debian, in fact I have a Knoppix CD in the
> mail right now. I've been looking at the Debian package tree at Wine
> debs, and they seem incredibly small. The normal rpm size of Wine is >6
> MB, but the deb was <1 MB!
Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but the wine package itself just
contains the WINE executables and a few other bits and pieces. You also
need libwine, and the sum of the sizes of wine and libwine are rather
closer to the RPM sizes you quote.
Colin Watson [firstname.lastname@example.org]