Re: Why small "Uncompressed Size: 2,048" for ssmtp
Osamu Aoki writes ("Why small "Uncompressed Size: 2,048" for ssmtp"):
> I am wondering what makes aptitude screen to print:
> Compressed Size: 54.2 k
> Uncompressed Size: 2,048
> Source Package: ssmtp
> for ssmtp package.
> Uncompressed size is usually bigger than compressed Size.
> Am I missing something.
> Source: ssmtp (2.64-8)
> Version: 2.64-8+b2
> Architecture: amd64
> Maintainer: Anibal Monsalve Salazar <anibal@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Installed-Size: 2
> This 2 is in KB. iConsistent with aptitude but why so small???
This is clearly due to some kind of bug. The actual installed size is
much bigger. The "Installed-Size" field is wrong.
I suggest you:
1. Check the bugs against dpkg-dev
2. Try rebuilding it from source and see if that reproduces the bug
3. If so, file a bug against the dpkg-dev package
If rebuilding it produces a correct package with a plausible
Installed-Size, then we need to investigate how the anomalous binary
The i386 package has the same problem so perhaps we could find a
.buildinfo to say what the build environment was.
When we know the cause we'll probably want to schedule rebuilds of