tar.bz2 Linux file is HUGE? [Solved]

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tar.bz2 Linux file is HUGE? [Solved]

#1 Post by Cinto » Mon Jun 17, 2013 2:00 pm

Still on a Mac. I packaged my game for Linux, but...well, the .tar.bz2 file is 309 MB. The original folder of my game is only 13 MB.

Is this normal?
I had a problem earlier that was similar, but this time I know for SURE that I'm only trying to do Linux.

Any help would be much appreciated, thanks!

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Re: tar.bz2 Linux file is HUGE?

#2 Post by PyTom » Mon Jun 17, 2013 2:23 pm

That seems weird to me. The tar.bz2 should be only a little bigger than the mac zip file. Is there something huge in the lib directory?
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Re: tar.bz2 Linux file is HUGE?

#3 Post by Cinto » Mon Jun 17, 2013 2:25 pm

Not that I know of... whole folder of my game directory is only 13 MB, so I'm fairly sure I didn't hide anything huge in there.

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Re: tar.bz2 Linux file is HUGE?

#4 Post by PyTom » Mon Jun 17, 2013 3:05 pm

It's not your game directory - if something big wound up in the renpy/lib/linux-i686 directory, it would get copied into the tar.bz2.
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#5 Post by Cinto » Mon Jun 17, 2013 3:15 pm

I checked it, and that folder is only 11 MB.

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#6 Post by PyTom » Mon Jun 17, 2013 3:31 pm

Weird. Can you uncompress the file? I'd be curious as to what's taking up the space.
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Re: tar.bz2 Linux file is HUGE?

#7 Post by Cinto » Mon Jun 17, 2013 4:00 pm

Found the problem. I'd mistakenly stored some huge .zip files inside of the python/compiler folder. But why did this only happen with the linux distribution?

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