Subject: Re: UI for generating binary package from installed pkg?
To: None <>
From: Rene Hexel <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/10/2000 08:36:48
Hubert Feyrer wrote:

> but the MTREE file will lead to a ~10% increase in space needed for
> /var/db/pkg which I'm not sure we should do, esp. as the files are almost
> always the same again. (On my notebook with ~250 installed pkgs, the size
> increasement would be from 8.8MB to 10MB).
> Ideas?

  Just an early-morning thought: what about installing one common MTREE
file and only an MTREE.diff for each package where the MTREE differs
from the common file?