On Thu, 3 Aug 2017, Emmanuel Bourg wrote: > Hi all, > > As you may have noticed I have updated many Maven related packages > recently, and I'd like to summarize quickly what I'm doing and where > we're heading. > > Maven in testing/unstable is currently at the latest upstream release > (3.5.0). The most visible change since Maven 3.3.9 is the colored > console output which is really nice (except for the builder logs, they > are now cluttered with ANSI escape code and I don't know if there is a > way to avoid that). If time allows I'll try to backport this version to > Stretch. > > [...] > > The situation is improving but we can do better. The upstream binary for > Maven 3.5.0 weighs 8.2MB compressed, 10MB installed, so even with the > package overhead I expect to halve the current numbers.
Hi Emmanuel, Thanks for your work on this area, the improvements are clearly notable. Cheers, Miguel. -- Miguel Landaeta, nomadium at debian.org secure email with PGP 0x6E608B637D8967E9 available at http://miguel.cc/key. "Faith means not wanting to know what is true." -- Nietzsche
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