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Re: [RFC (crack?)] lang images?



On Fri, 2007-11-30 at 15:19 -0500, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> At the point that the loader downloads stage2, it already knows what language
> the user wanted. If we spilt some locale specific data (translations, fonts)
> out into their own images (squashfs, cpio, whatever) that the loader can pick
> up/download, then for cases where they're not needed, the stage2 download
> can be shrunk by ~20MB or so.

It may be crack, but it's crack I've considered on more than one
occasion.  The thing that makes it tricky is language selection being
done within stage2 for some cases

Jeremy


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