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Re: d-i, bf and udeb

> Q1: is the one available from cvs 
>     :pserver:anonymous@cvs.debian.org:/cvs/boot-floppies
>     going to be used for 2.2r3?

yes. it'll be tagged accordingly when it's ready for release.

> Q2: what will woody be using?

boot-floppies, most likely.

> Q3: how does debian-installer fit in? is this what the release after
>     woody shall be using?
>     :pserver:anonymous@cvs.debian.org:/cvs/debian-installer/

yes, and it may be available for limited uses for woody.

> Q4: what is a udeb, and how does it differ from a regular deb? what
>     steps are different between making a deb and a udeb?

a udeb is a debian package that is a "minimal" version of an
application; it may not be completely policy compliant, does not support
all features of dpkg, and is used by the debian-installer.

> i am hoping that the answer is RTFM, and a pointer as to where that FM
> might be.

Archives of this list is probably the best way to find these answers.
Reading past editions of DWN will also help.

Debian Developer <tausq@debian.org>

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