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From: Vladimir Brik <no.hope@...>
Subject: Re: /experimental size planning
Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2008 11:31:42 -0600
Disk is cheap.

Robin H. Johnson wrote:
> Hi folks,
> This is sounding the waters for some releng plans.
> First of all, /experimental/beta/. This would be a beta release of every
> arch, some time before the final release was made. Presently estimated
> about the same size as a release (2006.1 was 11.8Gb, 2007.0 was 10.3Gb,
> 2008.0 is estimated around the same 10Gb mark).
> You'd be welcome to exclude it if you didn't want it on your mirror.
> Yay/Nay?
> Second is a bit of a pie-in-the-sky thing, but it's going to be a DVD
> image and a bunch of related tarballs. Also under /experimental
> somewhere, for another ~4.5Gb.
> On sizes for /releases, /releases is going to be shrinking another 3Gb
> or so, as the last arches lose their 2006.0 stuff when 2008.0 is close
> at hand.

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