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From: Samuel Thibault <samuel.thibault@...>
Subject: Re: rfc: Accessibility on our release media
Date: Sat, 23 May 2009 01:33:18 +0200
William Hubbs, le Fri 22 May 2009 18:25:34 -0500, a écrit :
> On Sat, May 23, 2009 at 01:07:45AM +0200, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> > >  The developers have asked me to sho how big the software is, and I have
> > >  done that.  Basically, if you don't include alsa support, it is
> > >  somewhere around 3 mb or so.
> > 
> > Compressed?
>  
> I'm not sure what you mean by compressed.

Like gzip-ed or bzip-ed.

> > See the results I got with Debian on
> > 
> > http://lists.debian.org/debian-boot/2009/03/msg00163.html

Here I'm talking about the udebs size (compressed archives, that
actually take room on the CD) vs unpacked size (room taken only in
memory).

> Part of the difference you are seeing, I think, is that  when we install
> packages, everything is installed

That's possible indeed. Debian makes a difference between debs and udebs
(micro-debs), the latter only containing what is required to start the
debian installer.

Samuel


References:
rfc: Accessibility on our release media
-- William Hubbs
RE: rfc: Accessibility on our release media
-- James Homuth
Re: rfc: Accessibility on our release media
-- William Hubbs
Re: rfc: Accessibility on our release media
-- Samuel Thibault
Re: rfc: Accessibility on our release media
-- William Hubbs
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