trimming down Fedora installed size

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at
Fri Apr 11 20:54:26 UTC 2014

On Thu, Apr 10, 2014 at 06:13:42PM +0100, Andrew Price wrote:
> On 10/04/14 17:05, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> >James Antill (james at said:
> >>  Not that I assume splitting lanauges and docs. into sub packages would
> >>triple primary numbers, but if it did ... that would be bad.
> >
> >To put it in perspective, if we split out 'langpacks' for apps per language,
> >something like gedit then grows *100* new subpackages.
> >
> >Bill
> It's a shame we can't store .mo files compressed.

Unfortunately .mo files are mmapped and shared between processes, so
compressing them wouldn't work :-(


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