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Re: changelogs in packages and space use



On Fri, 2007-08-31 at 16:25 -0400, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> seth vidal (skvidal fedoraproject org) said: 
> > on my system 1128 packages installed:
> >   new changelogs: 2.2M
> >   old changelogs: 8.6M
> > 
> > 
> > That may not seem like much but when we're squinched for space in 700M
> > on a livecd that 8.6M might be all that's needed.
> 
> I'm not sure. Trying to fit on a livecd is always a losing game - software
> never gets smaller, the media never gets bigger; all this will save us
> is maybe one release cycle of pain.
> 
> It's not to say we can't try and not have the data in so many places,
> but I don't think livecd should be the deciding reason.

Fair enough - but 30M is a lot of space for things like olpc and/or
usb-key-running-images.

-sv



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