[Qgis-developer] QGIS 1.2.0 Branched - Call for packaging

William Kyngesburye woklist at kyngchaos.com
Mon Aug 24 12:02:37 EDT 2009

On Aug 24, 2009, at 10:53 AM, John C. Tull wrote:

> On Aug 24, 2009, at 7:04 AM, William Kyngesburye wrote:
>> One possibility would be to completely remove the GRASS plugin from  
>> the all-in-one Qgis.  Then it won't even try to load it and crash.   
>> The readme would point people to the full framework-based Qgis if  
>> they need GRASS support.
> +1
> This seems like a good idea. I'm wondering how useful it is for  
> those needing to save bandwidth to have to download an application  
> that is 200mb (all-in-one with grass)? At 160mb, it's bad enough.  
> That includes all the qt-frameworks, correct? So, either way, there  
> is no dependency on qt.

That's 200 for GRASS + 160 for QGIS + 120 for frameworks. (that's  
installed sizes, download sizes ~40%)

William Kyngesburye <kyngchaos*at*kyngchaos*dot*com>

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