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Re: [opensuse] Upgrade RC1 to RC3?
  • From: eddieleprince <eddie.howson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 2 May 2006 11:31:06 +0100
  • Message-id: <200605021131.06348.eddie.howson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tuesday 02 May 2006 11:19, Michael Schroeder wrote:
> On Tue, May 02, 2006 at 01:57:13AM +0200, Carlos E. R. wrote:
> > However, considering that it takes 50 minutes times 5 disks = 4 hours 10
> > minutes to recreate the 5 CDs, it is worth considering if a lower
> > compression ratio, or an altogether different compression method, would
> > be interesting for us all. Perhaps it would mean 6 CDs, but maybe that is
> > acceptable :-?
>
> Yes, we thought about switching back to gzip instead of bzip2 (gzip
> is much faster). This would also make the installation a bit faster.
> But all the rpms are not only on the CDs, but the DVD as well, so
> that would mean dropping packages from the DVD. Thus we decided
> against it.
>
> Hey, maybe this is a good question for the community: would it be
> ok for you if we drop a couple of packages for faster installation?
>
> Cheers,
> Michael.

For myself, I don't mind a few packages being dropped but it would depend on
the packages. How would they be selected for omission?

Eddie

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