[arch-general] Packages getting smaller?
self at brendanlong.com
Sat Apr 14 13:02:53 EDT 2012
It's just strange that it's happening so consistently, like again today:
Targets (7): dbus-1.4.20-1 dbus-core-1.4.20-2 dbus-python-1.0.0-1
mkinitcpio-0.8.7-2 qt-4.8.1-2 xorg-server-1.12.1-1
Total Download Size: 21.59 MiB
Total Installed Size: 96.40 MiB
Net Upgrade Size: -0.93 MiB
On 04/13/2012 08:38 PM, Zachary (Asian) wrote:
> My guess is that they switched from adding features to removing bloat,
> which results in a smaller filesize.
> On Thu, Apr 12, 2012 at 10:40 PM, Brendan Long<self at brendanlong.com> wrote:
>> I've noticed recently that a lot of upgrades have been making the total
>> installed size go down. Has something changed in the packaging, like
>> compressed binaries or a new version of GCC or something? I'm just curious.
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