phil at bolthole.com
Thu Jul 16 18:28:21 CEST 2009
On Thu, Jul 16, 2009 at 12:21:15PM -0400, Ben Walton wrote:
> Excerpts from Peter FELECAN's message of Thu Jul 16 11:51:57 -0400 2009:
> > Reducing the payload is not, in my opinion, a sufficient reason.
> I thought that payload reduction in addition to a standard method for
> packaging was a good enough win.
It should be mentioned that it can be a significant "payload reduction".
or.. erm.. it was in the case of python. Ben, why dont you give a specific
example of just how much space is saved?
Or, contrariwise, we may indeed want to only distribute the compiled
stuff and have separate src packages, as you say.
> I prefer to have the .el version around for reading, but that's partly
> due to me being a relatively new emacs user and wanting to see how
> things are done.
dont forget to mention/compare how debian and other distros do it.
not that we HAVE to do it the same way, but it's nice to have the
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