[arch-dev-public] will DVD size be the limit for our official repos?

Jason Chu jason at archlinux.org
Wed Jul 11 15:19:07 EDT 2007

On Wed, Jul 11, 2007 at 09:04:57PM +0200, Andreas Radke wrote:
> for x86_64 we now have 
> [andyrtr at server64 ~]$ du -sh /home/andyrtr/mirror/packages/extra/
> 3,6G    /home/andyrtr/mirror/packages/extra/
> [andyrtr at server64 ~]$ du -sh /home/andyrtr/mirror/packages/current/
> 486M    /home/andyrtr/mirror/packages/current/
> i686 is ~100MB bigger.
> do we want to limit the amount of both repos to fit on a DVD
> (singlelayer)? this might become hard as pkg size usually raises each
> release.
> maybe we can go over that limit but would have keep out packages (e.g.
> i18n) from DVD releases.
> opinions?

Does squashfs get us anything on a DVD?  Can we store way more than a 4.7GB
of data on one DVD?

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