Fedora 13 continuing the tradition of being an update monster

James Antill james at fedoraproject.org
Tue May 11 16:27:31 UTC 2010

On Tue, 2010-05-11 at 08:29 -0500, Jon Ciesla 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

 Wesnoth was annoying, but at least it is consistent as you seem to do
an update about once a month.

> , 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.

 As I said in another reply, there are currently no deltarpms for
wesnoth-data due to it's size.

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