Reduce IUK size
This is about researching low-hanging fruits to reduce the size of our IUKs in order to be nicer to users with not very fast Internet connection. Regarding increased memory consumption caused by the “single SquashFS diff” idea, another approach (#6876 (closed)) will solve the problem.
- apply the
/var/lib/dkms/during the build, then remove the dkms bits from
To evaluate the impact of these ideas:
- Fork the tag for Tails version N, apply the aforementioned tricks. Build an ISO.
- Do the same for Tails version N+1.
- Build the IUK from N to N+1 using these ISOs.
- Compare the size of the IUK you’ve built with the size of the IUK we’ve published from N to N+1.
Feature Branch: feature/15281-single-squashfs-diff
Parent Task: #15281 (closed)