release tarball sizes
jelmer at samba.org
Sat Oct 11 01:18:02 GMT 2003
On Fri, Oct 10, 2003 at 02:49:35PM -0500, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote about 'release tarball sizes':
> Intertesting notes....
> source + docs (like we normally do it).
> ~ 9825878 10-10 14:38 samba-3.0.1pre1.tar.bz2
> ~ 11086756 10-10 14:37 samba-3.0.1pre1.tar.gz
> removing the docs/ directory and packaging it
> ~ 2495669 10-10 14:42 samba-3.0.1pre1.tar.bz2
> ~ 3196113 10-10 14:42 samba-3.0.1pre1.tar.gz
> Pretty compelling stuff I think since most people
> would grab the source+docs initially and then be more
> interesting in the source only. Also could split
> the RedHat RPMS like this and save space as well.
> Save ~8Mb per download on a a release is pretty
> compelling to me.
Packaging the docs sounds ok to me (though I'd prefer to always have
the manpages in the source). Something that can always be left out of
the source package are imho:
- docbook sources (7.2M)
- developer documentation (PDF, docbook and HTML)
Jelmer Vernooij <jelmer at samba.org>
Last CVS commit: Thu Oct 9 22:52:51 2003 (1d 2h 20m ago)
Bugs in bugzilla: 16
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