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Re: [opensuse-factory] texlive- packages on Tumbleweed
Am 14.02.2017 um 21:50 schrieb Bruno Friedmann:
On mardi, 14 février 2017 18.25:00 h CET Carlos E. R. wrote:
It was one package time ago, but it was changed; I don't remember the
reason. Perhaps to have more grainy control. But as you say, if some
thing wants to install them all, the solution is worse.

The real trouble is to have all or big part of them installed
rpm isn't the most speedy things to make that much packages.

much worse is, that it made the metadata explode in size, and they are
still often served slowly directly from download.o.o and not from
mirrors, with speeds measured in kilobits per second.
Almost as bad as the useless appdata downloads, but appdata is easy to
workaround with a trivial patch to libzypp...
Stefan Seyfried

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