On Tue, 7 Apr 1998, Peter Amstutz wrote:
> I hate to bring this up, and it's probably been argued before (I
> haven't > been watching linux-kernel that long) but has any thought
> been given to modularizing the kernel source archive? It is
> presently topping 11 megabytes and constantly growing, and 2.2.0
> will almost certainly be over twice as big as the .tar.gz for 2.0.0
As a first step towards this, I'd recommend splitting the kernel
source into a series of archives, one with all the architecture
independant stuff in, then a separate one for each subdirectory under
linux/arch so people only need to download two archives, as required
for theeir setup.
Best wishes from Riley.
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