On Thu, 1 Jul 1999, Steve McIntyre wrote:
> What we need is a better CD-ROM interface that asks the user to feed all
> their CDs in in turn and remembers the different Packages files from each.
> This is clearly the best way to do things IMHO. If I understand his code
> at all, this appears to be what Heiko is doing with dpkg-multicd V2. And
> IIRC it's what Jason is programming apt-cdrom to do also. Then we can get
> away from the problems I've detailed here with multiple CDs. It also gives
> us more freedom to do what some people have been pushing for for some time
apt-cdrom is already completed all that remains is to bolster suppoer for
media swapping in apt-get.. It does what you describe and it works in all
sorts of situations, particularly it now supports SMB mounts (ie all the
symlinks are missing). It should be ready for testing with potato.
- Re: Ideas
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