[Debian-l10n-devel] on the size of ftp..dists..i18n

Joerg Jaspert joerg at debian.org
Mon Mar 30 20:23:11 UTC 2009

>> Do you mean we can safely remove these files because apt and aptitute will
>> just be happy is there are only the .bz2 files?
> Yes, apt should be happy  with the bz2 files

>> (apt* and packages.debian.org are also the only tools I know which use the
>> translations, and these tools are OK if there is only a bz2 file; I also
>> do not expect any breakage (other than a translation not being displayed))
>> To complete the removal of the non compressed and .gz files, we need to
>> update the ddtp_i18n_check.sh script we provided to ftpmasters during
>> Debconf.

> Yes. Please make a new ddtp_i18n_check.sh, that don't nag, if the plain
> text und the gz file is missing. After this I change the generation
> scripts.

Whats the status here?

bye, Joerg
A BSP means that many DDs and other mere mortals get together to play
xroach. Sadly, that package was removed from Debian some time ago, so
they have to squash other bugs (preferably RC) instead.

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