[arch-releng] our core-dual images are too big

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Thu May 5 11:59:05 EDT 2011

Am 05.05.2011 17:50, schrieb Dieter Plaetinck:
> the size of core-dual iso has been over 700MB for a while.
> the last one is 738MB.
> See http://releng.archlinux.org/isos/2011.04.30/
> what would be the best way to fix this? different archiso2dual
> parameters? different compression somewhere? revised packagelist?
> moving some packages out of core? [is anyone aware of noticeable size
> increases of the core repo or core packages?]

Do we have xz-compressed squashfs already?

These images can still be written to DVD or USB, so they are not
entirely useless.

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