dr at jones.dk
Mon Sep 14 22:32:56 UTC 2015
Quoting Jaromír Mikeš (2015-09-15 00:20:54)
> 2015-09-14 23:58 GMT+02:00 Jonas Smedegaard <dr at jones.dk>:
>> Quoting Jaromír Mikeš (2015-09-14 23:09:20)
>>> 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.
> 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.
Seems we agree.
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