Proposed F18 feature: MiniDebugInfo

Alexander Larsson alexl at
Thu May 10 08:52:27 UTC 2012

On Thu, 2012-05-10 at 10:02 +0200, drago01 wrote:
> On Thu, May 10, 2012 at 9:20 AM, Kevin Kofler <kevin.kofler at> wrote:

> > I'd rather we just don't add yet another size overhead to every package. Our
> > packages keep growing and growing even without that. A few KiB here, a few
> > KiB there, in many packages, adding up to a few MiB, and we keep running
> > into size issues with our live image at every single release. Size matters!
> Not really, you are restricting yourself by the artificial CD size limit.
> You don't have to use the full size of whatever bigger medium you
> choose (DVD, 1 or 2GB stick) but you are currently providing a poorer
> user experience because you insist on a medium from the last century.

I agree, I think bumping the image size to 1GB and use
DVD/mini-dvd/usb-stick is the sane way forward, since we consistently
run into the cd limit and are forced to make changes that negatively
affect the user experience in various ways.

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