Fwd: [Fedora-spins] Nightly composes using XZ spins

Panu Matilainen pmatilai at laiskiainen.org
Sun Jan 30 09:33:33 UTC 2011

On 01/26/2011 07:30 AM, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 24, 2011 at 07:03:09 +0530,
>    Rahul Sundaram<metherid at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> Hi
>> Might consider including LibreOffice or parts of it in the Live CD if
>> feasible
> One other upcoming fix is getting the /var/lib/rpm/__db* files off the
> live image. I don't know how much compressed file space this will save, but
> the uncompressed files where over 80 MB on a Desktop image. This might get
> things into the range where careful selection of libreoffice stuff might
> be doable.

On a related note, rpm 4.9.x saves some additional space as some useless 
but costly indexes have been dropped. Especially Filedigests index can 
easily be in the 10-20MB range depending on what's installed, the other 
savings are less dramatic.

	- Panu -

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