RPM needs to go on a diet.

Ralf Ertzinger fedora-devel at camperquake.de
Thu Feb 17 10:37:11 UTC 2005


Rahul Sundaram <rahulsundaram at yahoo.co.in> wrote:

> it does pay off in a big way for systems having a lot
> of kernels installed in them which seems to be pretty
> typical esp for fedora

What is "a lot"? I currently have the last 6 kernels on this machine.
Given that the hard disk is not the fastest one around, I'd rather
spend the 12MB or so per -devel package than wait ages for hardlink
to finish it's grind though /lib/modules.

"What's the use of logic in a world where everyone talks about the
sun setting, when it's really the horizon rising?"
                -- Iain Street <eo75 at dial.pipex.com>

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