Re: Lies, damned lies, and statistics
--- Philip Charles <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> There are now 1998 Hurd specific binaries. There were 592 at the
> beginning of May. Of these 86 did not make it to the CDs,
> because of dependency problems.
> The total number of packages in the Hurd archive is 4081, 524 did
> not make
> it to the CDs. I plan to include these 524 packages in a separate
> on the last (third) CD.
> The number of Hurd specific binaries that have been forced onto the
> CD is 89. debian-cd makes certain that packages on the first CD
> their dependencies met. I propose to move games and/or graphics to
> second CD as these are unlikely to upset dependencies on the first
> The build scripts for the CDs have been rewritten for debian-cd
> 2.2.7 and
> provided that apt_0.5.4 is "corrected" for the Hurd and the dpkg
> is resolved, we will be in a position to produce the F4 CDs with
> canonical file structure.
> Would it worthwhile producing a set of source CD images?
Is there not just one set of source cd's for any archtexture? Or is
it a debian-cd feature to create a source cd with everything that is
in the archive? I would like to see a source cd, but would the
source cd include sources for packages that don't compile?
University of Waterloo
Computer Science - Digital Hardware
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