New Programs for Hardy?

Conrad Knauer atheoi at
Thu Nov 15 07:15:28 GMT 2007

On Nov 14, 2007 2:55 PM, Bryan Haskins <kingofallhearts999 at> wrote:

> Back to the original point... I would totally say Miro would be a good
> candidate for Main.. It's not very large.. BUT it does have a java
> dependency...

Curious; I note that Java doesn't appear as an explicit
e.g. or the PCF 1.0 version
...and yet it does use it (as per the crash ref I listed)

> because of this I can almost guarantee it will not see the
> Install Disc for some time to come, even though Iced Tea is sure a movement,
> we're working with 700mb here, compression only does so much.

I'm not too familiar with the details of the squashfs compression
used; how close would it be?  Is there a way to increase compression
at the expense of processing time?  Could some of the Windows FOSS be
pared down to make room for it?


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