Re: Small rant: installer environment size

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On Thu, 2022-12-08 at 07:57 +0100, Florian Weimer wrote:
> * Adam Williamson:
> > 1. /usr/lib/locale/locale-archive , from glibc-all-langpacks - this is
> > 224M uncompressed. A quick test just compressing the file with xz on my
> > system shows it compresses to around 11M, though, so that's probably
> > all it adds up to after compression (the image is an xz-compressed
> > squashfs)
> Isn't the compression block-based?  I think it would be interesting to
> measure the image size with the file removed.

I'll try it tomorrow, it's not too hard.
> For the non-live installer, we can *significantly* cut down its size,
> without degrading localization of the installer itself.
> > 2. /usr/lib64/, which is 114M on its own, compresses to
> > 23M. We are, I think, basically stuck with this for mesa-dri-drivers ,
> > but does it have to be so *big*?
> It has all the targets in it.  As it's for JIT, we'd only need one
> target.

That sounds interesting, though of course the details of how to
implement it could be a bit tricky, I guess...

Thanks for the ideas!
Adam Williamson
Fedora QA
IRC: adamw | Twitter: adamw_ha

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