FC3 -> FC4 Upgrade? (was Re: reducing distribution CD count)

Michael Schwendt fedora at wir-sind-cool.org
Fri Feb 25 20:28:31 UTC 2005

On Fri, 25 Feb 2005 15:07:46 -0500 (EST), Eric Warnke wrote:

> In contrast, with this round of cuts you are asking for and removing 
> packages that are not neglected or obsolete but packages at that are 
> regularly used by members of this list.

That's _the_ opportunity for such members to step forward and maintain the
packages in Fedora Extras, provided that the previous maintainer at Red
Hat hasn't planned to do that.

> No one has attempted to bzip2 packages that 
> might save space.

I remember a long discussion about time/space tradeoffs. bzip2
uncompression is a lot slower than gzip.

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