Re: debootstrap and dselect tutorial
> Hmm... how to ship that file becomes the question, then... Ouch, that
> makes it a kinda annoying issue to deal with.
> I wonder if we should make a separate package for boot-floppies
> documentation, tutorial, and release notes, and we could include that
> in base?
I like it.
> Possibly making a pkg per each arch, or else one arch-indep
> package that has all arch documentation (the latter seems to make more
> sense to me).
Maybe I'm confused by what you are saying, I think we should have only native
arch documentation installed on a system. I'll go out on a limb:
RCS file: /cvs/debian-boot/boot-floppies/debian/control,v
retrieving revision 1.62
diff -u -r1.62 control
--- control 2001/06/06 13:29:00 1.62
+++ control 2001/06/07 19:50:02
@@ -15,3 +15,15 @@
disk or other media, for bootstrapping Debian onto a new system. Most users
will simply download the disk images to do this, and this package will
generally only be used by advanced Debian maintainers.
+Description: Documentation, tutorial, and release notes for boot-floppies.
+ This package contains documentation that will be of interest to someone who is
+ about to or has recently installed Debian. The Installation Manual tells
+ where to get disks, cd images and includes trouble shooting hints.
+ The Release notes summarize differences between the current and previous
+ release and as indicate any issues that users upgrading from a previous
+ release should be aware of. The Tutorial provides a brief introduction to
+ tools used to administer the system.
> The alternative, adding the built documentation into base-config CVS,
> is too icky and unmaintainable to conceive of.