Massive size increases in certain packages

Orion Poplawski orion at
Thu May 17 20:55:04 UTC 2007

Bill Nottingham wrote:
> Orion Poplawski (orion at said: 
>> I just got a bug report on python-numarray 
>> ( indicating 
>> that the size of the installed package has increased from around 6.7MB 
>> in FC6 (1.5.2-1.fc6) to around 56MB currently (1.5.2-2.fc7).  Now, the 
>> only this that was done was to rebuild the package for python 2.5 back 
>> in December.
>> If I rebuild the package now the size is back to "normal".  The 
>> differences are in the size of the shared libraries:
> Do you turn off debug packages?
> Bill

I do nothing but rebuild.  Perhaps debug packages were broken for a bit?

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