ogra at ubuntu.com
Tue Jun 7 11:38:43 UTC 2016
Am Dienstag, den 07.06.2016, 20:26 +0900 schrieb Mark Shuttleworth:
> 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
> will come down.
i belive snapcraft does not install any recommends by default, for some
packages that can make a huge difference (along with the admittedly
stronger compression in a snap)
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