[asterisk-dev] badshell

Kevin P. Fleming kpfleming at digium.com
Fri Oct 22 08:50:44 CDT 2010

On 10/21/2010 09:45 PM, jeff at ocjtech.us wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 20, 2010 at 6:16 AM, Tzafrir Cohen <tzafrir.cohen at xorcom.com> wrote:
>> As a side note, another minor sad result of the tarball becoming
>> DFSG-comliant was that we could no longer strip out the big MOH files
>> from it. Compare
>> http://snapshot.debian.org/package/asterisk/1%3A1.6.2.0~dfsg~beta3-1/
>> size of the tarball: 7,234,430
>> http://snapshot.debian.org/package/asterisk/1%3A1.6.2.0~rc3-1/
>> size of the tarball: 23,042,789
>> Most of this is the extra two tarballs of the MOH sound files and the
>> much smaller core sound files (we still package the latter from the
>> asterisk tarball, but plan to remove it in the future, as we package the
>> asterisk core sound files separately).
> Yeah, it would be *excellent* if the sound files could be removed from
> the tarballs.  For Fedora/RHEL I package the core sounds separately
> and will eventually have the MOH and extra sounds packaged as well.

It would be *excellent* for the 8-10 people that repackage Asterisk for
distributions, and *non-excellent* for every person who downloads
Asterisk for the first time.

Kevin P. Fleming
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