Fedora 13 continuing the tradition of being an update monster

Thomas Janssen thomasj at fedoraproject.org
Tue May 11 15:07:50 UTC 2010

On Tue, May 11, 2010 at 3:29 PM, Jon Ciesla <limb at jcomserv.net> wrote:
> On 05/11/2010 01:14 AM, James Antill wrote:
>>   Thankfully all the giant flamewars and new policies didn't make anyone
>> think twice about the users, as we already have 140 updates with a
>> combined size of _over_ 750MB on x86_64, biggest 5 are:
>> 6.2M wesnoth-1.8.1-1.fc13.x86_64.rpm
>>   12M hanazono-fonts-20100222-2.fc13.noarch.rpm
>>   48M xmoto-0.5.3-1.fc13.x86_64.rpm
>> 260M wesnoth-data-1.8.1-1.fc13.noarch.rpm
>> 318M openarena-0.8.5-1.fc13.noarch.rpm
>> ...the last being particularly "nice", in that the package hasn't been
>> updated for almost a year but now we get 2 300MB+ presents at once.
>>   Welcome to the new Fedora updates, much like the old Fedora updates.
>> Hey, at least Kevin should be happy.
> Speaking as the wesnoth and xmoto maintainer, I've, in the past, asked
> for wesnoth releases of this nature to be tagged into final to same
> mirror space, but, again, it's not in the default spin, and we now have
> deltarpms (and a huge thank to to all responsible there), so I really
> don't think it's that big of an issue.  If someone wants to request
> this, or thinks I should do so, pipe up now, as the hour of relevance
> draws near.  Besides, I doubt they'd do it anyway, after reading Jesse's
> Release Candidate email.  And probably with good reason.
> All of that said, I'll keep doing game updates.  Gamers want them, as
> has already been said.

Thank you very much from a Wesnoth gamer.

LG Thomas

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