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Re: emacs package size
On Sun, Jun 14, 2009 at 05:59:50PM +0100, Andy Koppe wrote:
>2009/6/13 Ken Brown:
>> The growth actually occurred with version 22 and was discussed a couple
>> years ago (http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-apps/2007-07/msg00047.html). ??The
>> main problem is that the binary itself is huge, so I don't think there's
>> much I can do about it. ??Another factor is that there used to be a separate
>> emacs-leim package, but that got integrated into the main emacs package
>> (starting with version 22). ??I think this was an upstream change, not a
>> cygwin repackaging.
>> If you see something I could do, let me know and I'll try it. ??Do you know
>> if there's any linux distribution that splits things off?
>Sorry, I don't actually know much about emacs, I just noticed the size
>increase when installing it for testing purposes. I see Debian divides
>emacs22 into a few separate packages, but it looks like that's mostly
>to factor out the platform-dependent parts, so you don't really save
>This probably shouldn't be a great concern; you're doing great work
>getting Cygwin emacs up-to-date and improving the out-of-the-box
Btw, Ken and Andy do you want to send me a paypal link for the donations
If so, send it to cgf at-sign cygwin period com.
I'm happy to do this for any package maintainer.