[arch-general] Packages getting smaller?

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Sat Apr 14 22:24:49 EDT 2012

On 15/04/12 11:42, Muhammed Uluyol wrote:
> It looks like they are being compressed with upx.


On Sat, Apr 14, 2012 at 12:08 PM, Victor Silva <vfbsilva at gmail.com> wrote:
 > My guess is they are shipping less embedded libs.


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:
> Has something changed in the packaging, like
> compressed binaries or a new version of GCC or something?

Well, gcc-4.7 just was released...

So the initial question probably contains the answer.

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