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Re: Prefer luatex for documentation

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: Prefer luatex for documentation
Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2022 06:14:30 +0000 (UTC)

> [...] locales are not small and easy but quite heavy instead – the
> `/usr/lib/locale` directory on my openSUSE GNU/Linux box provides
> 494 locales and has a whopping size of 227MByte, mainly for
> collation and character type information.  Normally, you won't get a
> single locale as a separate package, which forces you to install all
> of them.

I now see that at least Debian (and thus Ubuntu) has a different
approach: It expands a locale only on demand via the `locale-gen`
tool.  This saves a lot of disk space.


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