[arch-general] Packages getting smaller?

Damjan gdamjan at gmail.com
Mon Apr 16 21:23:39 EDT 2012

> 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.

not any more

Targets (33): acpid-2.0.16-1  avr-binutils-2.22-3  avr-gcc-4.7.0-1
avr-libc-1.8.0-3  chromium-18.0.1025.162-1 consolekit-0.4.6-2
flashplugin- iso-codes-3.34-1  libdbusmenu-qt-0.9.2-1
libgphoto2-2.4.14-1  libmysqlclient-5.5.23-1 libthai-0.1.17-1
libvirt-0.9.11-2  linux-3.3.2-1 llvm-3.0-3  mkinitcpio-0.8.7-2
mysql-clients-5.5.23-1  nbd-3.0-2  nginx-1.0.15-1 nss-3.13.4-1
openbsd-netcat-1.105-2  openjpeg-1.5.0-1 qt-4.8.1-2  sbcl-1.0.56-1
vim-nerdtree-4.2.0-3  wine-1.5.2-1 xf86-input-synaptics-
xf86-video-intel-2.18.0-3 xorg-server-1.12.1-1  xorg-server-common-1.12.1-1
xorg-server-xephyr-1.12.1-1 xorg-xinput-

Total Download Size:    164,54 MiB
Total Installed Size:   796,28 MiB
Net Upgrade Size:       64,02 MiB


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