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Re: Debian Boot Floppies CVS: boot-floppies koptein

On Wed, Oct 20, 1999 at 10:44:10AM +0200, Hartmut Koptein wrote:
> > > Log message:
> > > * removed old powerpc entries
> > > * added documentation.tar archive
> > > - please check it, if this works for you all; if so, we must change then
> > > also debian/rules a little bit
> > 
> > I do not think we should make a buncha tarballs -- for each build (per
> > arch), we should make just one tarball with all the files.  Did you
> > see the other message I sent to this list outlining this?
> one tarball is very big ... more then 20MB and for a dial-up system it better
> to have two or three tarballs. 

We could just split the tarball in that case.  They can reassemble and untar.

> Please test the current cvs, i generate only the doc-tarball for all architectures,
> the boot-floppies-arch and boot-floppies-common is only for powerpc. 
> James or dark can now easily move the boot-floppies*tar.gz and the install-script
> to the debian/dists/potato/main/disks-powerpc/current directory and do only a
>  /bin/sh bf-archive-install.sh
> and that was it. 

That sounds good, isn't that boot-floppies-arch huge as mentioned earlier?

> Another topic:
>  the  'debian/rules binary-arch' doesn't generate the *.changes file. A dpkg-genchanges
> is missing. dpkg-distaddfile adds only extra files to debian/files. 

dpkg-genchanges was there before, right?  It generates a *.changes as 

Matt Porter
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