Default image target size [Was:Re: Summary/Minutes from today's FESCo Meeting (2012-06-18)]
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Tue Jun 19 18:32:43 UTC 2012
On Tue, Jun 19, 2012 at 1:30 PM, Adam Williamson <awilliam at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 2012-06-19 at 17:26 +0000, Andre Robatino wrote:
>> Lennart Poettering <mzerqung <at> 0pointer.de> writes:
>> > For those too lazy to calculate the difference between 1 GB and 1 GiB: 1
>> > GB equals 953 MiB. We hence should probably stick to to 950 MiB as new
>> > target image size.
>> To avoid confusion over units or rounding/truncation (1 GB isn't *exactly* 953
>> MiB, for example), the QA size tests are expressed in bytes - see
>> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/QA:Testcase_Mediakit_ISO_Size .
> FWIW, in the Deliverables SOP I've been working on for a bit -
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/User:Adamwill/Draft_releng_SOP_deliverables - I went with KiB, at least so far.
> (The SOP is still under heavy revision, btw.)
Not sure if it's too early, but keep in mind that ARM images will have
utterly difference size constraints.
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