[sword-devel] InstallSize was Re: Some new modules

Chris Little chrislit at crosswire.org
Sat Jun 7 05:00:18 MST 2008

DM Smith wrote:
> Chris/Troy,
> Can we please actually add this to the conf's. I think it becomes  
> important for larger modules, so perhaps, we say that the default for  
> the entry is <2M? (or whatever would be about 15 minutes on dialup) I  
> don't see any reason that it needs to be highly accurate. The nearest  
> K or even 100K should be sufficient. That is a minor change to the  
> module would not warrant re-computation.
> It is so easy to script and automate and our conf's rarely change.
> For compressed modules, this is nearly the same as the download size.  
> For uncompressed modules, even if we do ftp compression on the fly, it  
> is still a good measure of transit time.

I would imagine this is something Troy should install on the server. I 
don't have any objection. I just thinks it's a server admin matter to 
install the script.


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