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Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2011 12:42:12 +0400
Subject: Re: ISO size

On 26-Oct-2011 12:30:23 +0400, Solar Designer wrote:

 > i686 .iso.gz - 536624813
 > uncompressed - 823465984
 > x86_64 .iso.gz - 541173329
 > uncompressed - 841984000
 > A 700 MB CD would hold at most 737280000, so we've exceeded
 > this limit by far, and I am not going to try to fit under it
 > for -current now. (It can trivially be done by excluding
 > sources, though.)

That's a half-measure - earlier or later, we'll end up stating
"since `date +%Y-%m-%d` we use DVDs". Making both CD (without
sources) and DVD (with sources) ISO images may be desirable for
the transition period, but not necessary.

Alexey V. Vissarionov aka Gremlin from Kremlin
<gremlin ПРИ gremlin ТЧК ru>

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