[Mono-dev] Mono Daily Downloads
atsushi at ximian.com
Fri Nov 10 20:06:11 EST 2006
Hmm... is it difficult to produce both zip and tar.gz (or.bz2) ?
Wade Berrier wrote:
> Yes, it is much worse... 20MB to 32MB :(
> On Sat, 2006-11-11 at 06:24 +0900, Atsushi Eno wrote:
>> I think zip archive for text files is much worse than tgz at
>> compression. How was the difference?
>> Atsushi Eno
>> Wade Berrier wrote:
>>> Several have reported that the tarballs available from
>>> mono.ximian.com/daily are not buildable.
>>> This is caused by some limitations of the tar format we're using. We
>>> must use this limited format to support some older distros.
>>> To alleviate this I've begun to use the zip file format for the source
>>> distribution instead. (This is created by running make dist-zip instead
>>> of make dist).
>>> monolite and monocharger will remain in tar.gz format, but the source
>>> download is in .zip format.
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