Re: where to but the disk images and tarballs
Bruce Sass <email@example.com> writes:
> "platform" is one of: alpha i386 m68k powerpc sparc
This is irrelevant -- all the stuff is already in 'disks-<platform>'.
> "special" is for stuff like alt-kernel-version
Yeah -- optional.
> "subarch" is a set:
> # i386
This is special, not arch.
> # sparc
sun4u and default. How to deal with that?
> "format" is one of: tgz 2880 1440 1200 720
Ew. I don't like this ... for one, tgz should remain 'common'. I
just don't like tgz.
> So, you would find the files needed to setup a Miata box files under:
You forget the extension.
> and for i386:
Keep it 8.3.
> Are there any disk images or tarballs that will not fit under this
I like my scheme better. It's similar. I do like the way you have
special and subarch broken out. Let me reformulate my scheme:
To recast your i386 example:
format should have 'disks-' prefix to show it's a format, not a
common is common to lots of possibilities
keep dir tree as shallow as possible
retain 8.3 compat w/o causing non degerate OS's to suffer
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