Mark Shuttleworth mark at
Tue Jun 7 11:26:12 UTC 2016

On 07/06/16 20:19, Nathan Haines wrote:
> On 06/07/2016 04:14 AM, Mark Shuttleworth wrote:
>>> 5) Evidently, Snap packages are all-sufficient. Average snap should be
>>> bigger than average deb. Why Krita in snap package ~100 мб, but Krita
>>> in deb package with their dependency ~500 mb?
> Oh, you know this one, Mark!
> It's because deb packages are uncompressed during installation and
> stored around the filesystem, whereas a snap is a heavily-compressed
> squashfs that's mounted in place without being uncompressed on disk.  :)

Yes indeed :)

Also, Krita doesn't need all the files in all the deps. Especially as
more of the krita deps are expressed as source parts, the package size
will come down.


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