Subject: Re: Source code tarballs with binary snapshots
To: Chris G. Demetriou <>
From: Robert Shady <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/11/1994 09:32:30
> It's impractical to hope that there must be some source snapshot
> associated with every binary shnapshot.  Consider that there
> are N architectures which occasionally do binary snapshots
> and that each source snapshot takes 22M...  that's 22N Megabytes
> of source, about 170M worth, given the number of architectures
> for which snapshots of various types are made, 90%+ of which
> will be completely identical...

Huh?  I think I've missed something here.  Did someone say you have to make
a seperate source tarball for each platform?  I don't think so...  Just do
a general source tarball like the one that is created on the weekend...