Is there still a case for libdecomp.com?

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Is there still a case for libdecomp.com?

Post by jonesd » Tue Jul 09, 2024 12:22 pm

It's not 1984 anymore, saving 50 Mb on your ISO distribution or installation doesn't seem warranted to me anymore.


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Re: Is there still a case for libdecomp.com?

Post by jreagan » Tue Jul 09, 2024 2:27 pm

Yes, we've had the same discussion. Not worth the time on our end to compress. It might add touch more time to the install process. Alternatively, we could just run LIBDECOMP automatically during the installation?

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Re: Is there still a case for libdecomp.com?

Post by arne_v » Tue Jul 09, 2024 3:42 pm

It must be one of the things that need to go.

What about a 2 phase approach:
phase 1 - run it automatically at install
phase 2 - ship uncompressed and remove the COM
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Re: Is there still a case for libdecomp.com?

Post by jreagan » Tue Jul 09, 2024 5:26 pm

Hehe. We had turned that all off for Itanium (but not Alpha due to the install medium) but didn't catch the conditional for x86. All fixed now.

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