hydrogen-drumkits package

Jaromír Mikeš mira.mikes at gmail.com
Mon Sep 14 22:20:54 UTC 2015

2015-09-14 23:58 GMT+02:00 Jonas Smedegaard <dr at jones.dk>:
> Quoting Jaromír Mikeš (2015-09-14 23:09:20)
>> Hi Alessio, Jonas, others
>> I jumped in to updating hydrogen-drumkits package ... I updated it and
>> realize that it is really huge! :(  ... About 250MB
>> I think something so big doesn't make sense distribute in debian.
>> What we should do with it?
>> 1) Ask the upstream to make just "basic" collection of drumkits ( e.g.
>> about 20MB ) package it and let users download whatever they want from
>> internet?
>> 2) Create package which wouldn't contain drumkits itselfs but only
>> script for downloading and installing drumkits?
>> 3) Other solution?
> Would be nice to ask upstream if possible to _also_ provide a smaller
> subset, but 250MB is not strictly too big - see e.g. alien-arena-data.

Yes but latest debian release from 2007 30MB now in 2015 250MB I am
assuming that size still can rise in future.
Also I believe that usually user using just couple of favorite
drumkits and not need all of of them maybe.
So I am thinking to safe user disk space too.


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