Bug#354742: gweather: Locations.xml is huge

Russell Howe russell_howe at wreckage.org
Tue Feb 28 16:42:43 UTC 2006

Package: gnome-applets-data
Version: 2.12.3-1
Severity: wishlist

-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 18411597 2006-02-12 16:55 /usr/share/gnome-applets/gweather/Locations.xml

Does it really have to be so big?!

That's an 18 megabyte list of places, translated into allsorts of

Even gzipping it doesn't help an awful lot (2.3M at standard

I know disk space is cheap and all, but this one file accounts for >1% of
/usr/share on my box!

-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'stable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Shell:  /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Kernel: Linux
Locale: LANG=en_GB.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_GB.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)

Versions of packages gnome-applets-data depends on:
ii  gconf2                        2.12.1-9   GNOME configuration database syste
ii  scrollkeeper                  0.3.14-10  A free electronic cataloging syste

gnome-applets-data recommends no packages.

-- no debconf information

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