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Re: Compressed ISO image got bigger

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: Compressed ISO image got bigger
Date: Mon, 13 Apr 2020 22:37:46 +0200
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Jonathan Brielmaier <address@hidden> skribis:

> On 13.04.20 16:42, Ludovic Courtès wrote:
>>   • The uncompressed ISO of rc2 is 2.6 times smaller than that of rc1.
> That is nice.
>> Thoughts?  Ideas?
> In my understanding the size of the xz compressed iso is only relevant
> for downloading. So a matter of bandwith and your internet connection.
> The extracted iso will be written on USB drives/DVDs/CDs, so their the
> size matters and its good to see it shrinked down! So I don't see a real
> problem here...

I think the download size also matters, though to a lesser extent.

It’d be ideal if we could have our cake and eat it too, but at any rate
the ISO size improvement is welcome!


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