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Re: [atomic-devel] [fedora-atomic f23] remove Python source files

On Wed, Dec 2, 2015 at 1:54 PM, Giuseppe Scrivano <gscrivan redhat com> wrote:
>> The removal caused some trouble:
>> - removing informations from drawbacks
>> - Making debugging - testing changes - very cumbersome
>> - Breaks "plugin" mechanisms of a surprising large number of tools
>> In our next release we will finally re-introduce .py files again:
>> Bug 1233106 - [RFE] Remove all kernel, firmware, and .py file blacklisting
>> I'd suggest to consider and not underestimate these factors.
> thanks for the feedbacks.  Were .pyc files used instead of the .py
> version in oVirt?

We dropped .py and .pyc files - so the .pyo files were kept.

> IIUIC, pyc files maintain the same information as the
> original source file, while .pyo files are a optimized version that has
> not all the original content.  Using the optimized version, I could
> strip 55 MB of space from the Fedora Atomic image, if I use .pyc then
> the reduction is only 27 MB.

What about keeping .py and .pyo, and just drop .pyc?

- fabian

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