On Saturday 01 October 2005 21:17, Alan Milligan wrote:
Generate at buildtime and use %ghost in %files (or if you're a pedantic
at pushing the packages out faster, then use "touch" to generate dummy
placeholders). Then generate in %post.
Actually, Debian Python Policy states to byte compile in post. Probably
for the reason you stated.
How many packages have you adopted this policy? And, have you noticed a
significant speed impact during install of the packages?
The reason it hasn't been implemented here, is probably based on two
1. Disk space complaints. (FE likes to %ghost *.pyo)
2. Potential install slowness. (They don't want a repeat of the kernel