Bug #3122

Get installer size down

Added by Chad Berkley over 14 years ago. Updated about 14 years ago.

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Currently with documentation, the installer jar file is 174MB. We need to go through and make sure everything in there is actually needed and see if we can get that size down a bit.


#1 Updated by Chad Berkley about 14 years ago

Try to locate all extraneous items and remove them from the installer.

#2 Updated by Chad Berkley about 14 years ago

added new build targets to pair down the kepler directory for each operating system. so far I have built a Mac installer that is 154 MB with R included and 93 MB without R. Currently working on the windows and linux version.

#3 Updated by Chad Berkley about 14 years ago

windows installer with R: 166 MB
windows installer without R: 93 MB

#4 Updated by Christopher Brooks about 14 years ago

For comparison,
Ptolemy II 7.0.1 Windows Installer: 131Mb
Ptolemy II 7.0.1 Windows zip: 44.7Mb
Ptolemy II 7.0.1 Unix tar.gz: 36.8Mb

Most of the space in the Windows Installer is for the docs.
After installation, right clicking and selecting properties
shows that the Windows installer consumes 235Mb or 256Mb on disk.

#5 Updated by Aaron Aaron about 14 years ago

I notice that standalone-compiler.jar (~4 mb) is still in the installer version. Not sure if this is needed after izpack does it's thing.

#6 Updated by Aaron Aaron about 14 years ago

the files in lib/jar/base-jars/apache/xalan.jar (~1 MB) are included in lib/jar/jwsdp/xalan.jar (~7 MB) and could likely be removed. I checked file count and file size of org.apache.xalan, org.apache.xml and org.apache.xpath and they appear to be exactly the same.

#7 Updated by Chad Berkley about 14 years ago

Installer sizes are as follows:

rw-r--r- 1 berkley berkley 104866787 2008-05-12 11:04 kepler-linux-1.0.0.jar

rw-r--r- 1 berkley berkley 105142815 2008-05-12 11:25 kepler-mac-1.0.0.jar

rw-r--r- 1 berkley berkley 166093631 2008-05-12 11:33 kepler-mac-R-1.0.0.jar

-rwxr-xr-x 1 berkley berkley 141949354 2008-05-12 11:50 kepler-win-1.0.0.exe

-rwxr-xr-x 1 berkley berkley 177933647 2008-05-12 11:45 kepler-win-R-1.0.0.exe

#8 Updated by Redmine Admin about 9 years ago

Original Bugzilla ID was 3122

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