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Re: openssh-blacklist - careless waste of space.



On Fri, Jul 24, 2009 at 05:30:27PM +0300, Yanko Kaneti wrote:
> So
> 
> openssh-blacklist-0.7-1.fc11.src.rpm - size 1072930614
> http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/rpminfo?rpmID=1372950
> openssh-blacklist-0.7-1.fc10.src.rpm - size 1072930519
> http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/rpminfo?rpmID=1372948
> openssh-blacklist-0.7-1.fc12.src.rpm - size 1072930637
> http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/rpminfo?rpmID=1372843
> 
> ~3GB to produce 3 ~15MB rpms of copied ~20MB fingerprints.
> 
> Seriously wtf!?. And where is the frikken package review for it?

This really is insane. The source tar.gz contains

openssh-blacklist-0.7$ du -h -c -s *
4.0K	CONTENT
16K	COPYING
26M	fingerprints
797M	private
358M	public
1.2G	total


The SPEC file just does

  mv fingerprints/* $RPM_BUILD_ROOT%{_datadir}/%{name}

So there is 1.2 GB of data there that is never used for any purpose
whatsoever, its not even being used to build the final data that
goes into the binary RPM.


Daniel
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