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Re: libgweather 50Mb??



Upstream bug filed as:

http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=547961
                     - Jim



On Thu, 2008-08-14 at 07:36 -0700, John Reiser wrote:
> > Isn't there some streamlined way of installing this? I mean, for a
> > feature I never use this is one of largest packages dumped on my disk.
> 
> This is poor design of libgweather.  There are several dozen .xml locale files,
> each about 1MB or so, plus corresponding .mo localized message files (rather small.)
> gzip compresses each *.xml file about 6:1.  Obviously the package should use gzopen.
> 
> The workaround is to remove the files for the locales that do not interest you.
> 
> -- 
> 
-- 
Jim Gettys <jg laptop org>
One Laptop Per Child


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