Re: Still no base tarball
Shaul Karl <email@example.com> writes:
> What if I bought the CDs and now I want to `ship it' to my other 1 or 2 home
> machines, which doesn't have a CDROM drive and need installing base via
Then, obviously, you won't be able to use the CDs to install with.
> IMHO base is useful in some cases and should be shipped on the CD.
> If it is on the archive, why not ship it on the CDs?
I disagree. On this hypothetical machine you mention, you cannot
access the CD from the machine, so what is the point of shipping base
on the CD?
Adding basedebs.tgz to CD#1 would be a flagrant waste of space.
...Adam Di Carlo..<firstname.lastname@example.org>...<URL:http://www.onshored.com/>