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
> > floppies?
> 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.
I have 2 machines. The 1st has a CDROM drive, the 2nd does not.
I can install the first from the CD. For the 2nd, I will use floppies, which
will be prepared using the images that are on the CD.
Is there a better way?
> ...Adam Di Carlo..<firstname.lastname@example.org>...<URL:http://www.onshored.com/>
Shaul Karl <email@example.com>