trimming down Fedora installed size

Peter Oliver at
Thu Apr 10 17:23:03 UTC 2014

On 9 April 2014 22:10, Florian Festi <ffesti at> wrote:
> On 04/09/2014 08:42 PM, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> > Given the number of packages that ship localization, this seems like it
> > would have a pretty dramatic effect on metadata size. Is this a concern?
> Meta data is a concern. But the major part of the meta data is file data
> and change logs. Everything else is less than 10%. So doubling or even
> tripling this part won't hurt.

What about performance?  I don't have any figures, but my feeling was
that TeX seemed to update awfully slowly after it was split into many
small packages.

Peter Oliver

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