From: Manu <contact.manu@wa...> - 2002-03-13 19:14:21
"Prof. A Olowofoyeku (The African Chief)" wrote:
> On 13 Mar 2002 at 8:32, Earnie Boyd wrote:
> > BTW, what did you think of the new install process?
> It is excellent. However, the file is far too big. This was the
> subject of one of my posts which didn't make it to the list. This is
> what I said in that post:
> "The new snapshot is too big. For those of us on this side of the
> globe, the Mingw site is too slow (max 6k per second, even on a 2mb
> ethernet connection). Can you please separate the ix86 packages?
I also think it's too big. It will discourage some to download snapshots,
even with ten thousands mirror sites.
Unless using a package manager, i prefer previous distribution way.