Re: K7 images built and being uploaded.
On Wed, 22 Sep 2004, Alfred M. Szmidt wrote:
> I have just completed a successful installation using the 4.4 GB
> DVD. The DVD is too big for me to upload (44% of my data
> allocation, 80-90 hours to upload), so let us have some discussion
> about how it can be distributed and used.
> Wouldn't be it be possible to make deltas of each image (both DVD and
> CD) and upload that? And then just create the new image locally. No
> idea how much smaller that would be, but it depends on how many
> packages have changed etc.
Another option would be to resurrect the pseudo image kit (pik) of a few
years back. It was more forgiving than jigdo and could be used to save,
say, 50% of a download.
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