On Fri, March 16, 2007 07:57, Bruce Smith wrote:
>>> Dansguardian is already in DL, and has been for some time.
>> from changes file (1.2.10): ---
>> - tar'ed up dansguardian /etc/ files and put in /config on CD,
>> must be manually installed in this DL release (bs) ---
>> IIRC this was because of the uncertain licensing policy.
> No, I believe we did that for a different reason.
> There are some packages that have large amounts of data in /etc. And
> since /etc/ is in ram-disk, it's wasting a lot of memory for people who
> don't use those packages. Plus the 'save-config' tar file may get too
> large to fit on a floppy.
> So, we've been tarring up some of the packages with large /etc/ usage
> and putting it on the CD. People who run those packages will need to untar
> the data from the CD into their /etc.
> This saves a lot of memory and 'save-config' disk space for everyone.
> I guess we need to document this better. Maybe something in the
> official DL docs? Heiko? (I never learned how to do that) :-)
I'd be more then happy to show you (if I remember...).