[Xapian-discuss] Merge xapian-examples into xapian-core?

Richard Boulton richard at tartarus.org
Mon Jan 10 08:39:06 GMT 2005

On Mon, 2005-01-10 at 01:07 +0000, Olly Betts wrote:
> I'd estimate merging xapian-examples into xapian-core would add 16K
> (or 0.8%) to the size of xapian-core (that's the size of a tar.gz
> containing the files I'd keep - if anything they'll compress better in a
> larger tarball).  As a separate tarball xapian-examples is 302K!
> Merging them would also give delve and quest a higher profile - they're
> useful tools for poking Xapian databases to check what they contain.
> And copydatabase has its uses too.
> We're already merging xapian-core and xapian-examples in the RPMs
> anyway.  Meanwhile the debian packages are currently shunning
> xapian-examples.

I'd be happy to see them merged - it does seem to make sense, and will
make it really easy to add them to the debian packages.

Richard Boulton <richard at tartarus.org>

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