Re: [NEWS] status of boot-flopppies
On Mon, 22 Nov 1999, J.A. Bezemer wrote:
> And then how do you propose that the installation program detects which CDs
> are actually available? For, if you have a complete Packages.cd on the first
> CD and you _don't_ have CDs 2, 3,... (Linux Expo etc!), you're going to run
> into really serious problems.
apt-cdrom does not use Packages.cd so this is a moot point - it doesn't
use it primarily to advoid exactly the situation you are describing.
apt-cdrom works correctly in all cases no matter what you have on the CD -
so long as it has a semi-valid package file.