On Tue, 15 Dec 1998, Cagdas Ogut wrote:
> Last night I was interested with the non-free directory of the
> ftp.debian.org and I have downloaded binary-i386 completely. For an
> Intel based machine do I need anything else? I know that many docs etc.
> was just symbolic links to files in binary-all directory and I wonder if
> I have to download something from binary-all because the ftp program
> followed the sym. links and downloaded the files.
Fine, if you followed the symlinks, then you have everything.
dselect and friends always look for packages in the binary-<arch>
directory, where arch is the architecture, so the binary-all
directory is never accessed directly.
- From: Cagdas Ogut <email@example.com>