commons-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Jörg Schaible <>
Subject Re: [compress] Where to Place Big Test Archives?
Date Wed, 27 Jul 2011 19:48:46 GMT
Gary Gregory wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 27, 2011 at 9:45 AM, Luc Maisonobe <>
> wrote:
>> Le 27/07/2011 14:54, Stefan Bodewig a écrit :
>>> On 2011-07-27, Torsten Curdt wrote:
>>>> But to be clear: this is quite some work just to safe some disk space
>>>> for people who check out the whole of commons but do not care about
>>>> compress.
>>> Actually my main concern was/is the size of the source distribution and
>>> network bandwidth rather than disk space.
>> I second that. I know people who even in occidental countries still have
>> no access to ADSL and can use only 56k modems, with unreliable connexion.
>> For them, 15MB is huge.
>> We should take care of the digital divide.
> I do not see how. If I want to be a developer on [compress], I need to
> be able to run the full test suite.
> The best workaround I can see is to create a separate download for the
> test data. This allows developers who need sources for debugging to
> still get them without downloading GBs of test data.

With a separate Maven profile you have exactly that.

- Jörg

To unsubscribe, e-mail:
For additional commands, e-mail:

View raw message