Re: Still no base tarball
On Tue, 21 Aug 2001, Anthony Towns wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 20, 2001 at 05:17:21PM -0400, Dale Scheetz wrote:
> > On Sun, 19 Aug 2001, Anthony Towns wrote:
> > > On Sat, Aug 18, 2001 at 07:39:41PM -0400, Adam Di Carlo wrote:
> > > > However, even for these cases, we should provide basedebs.tgz and
> > > > split base provided in a well-known location, hopefully as part of the
> > > > Debian archive itself.
> > > > Maybe AJ disagrees?
> > > Why would you think that? All I've said is I don't have the bandwidth
> > > to build these things and upload them. No one else seems to be at all
> > > interested in doing anything about it, either.
> > So, Steve Frost is "No one else"?
> No, Steve Frost is the guy who responded when I begged on IRC for someone
> with enough bandwidth to be bothered running the shell fragments I posted
> to -boot and -testing earlier in this thread.
> > http://people.debian.org/~sfrost/basedebs_3.0_alpha.tar
> > http://people.debian.org/~sfrost/basedebs_3.0_i386.tar
> > http://people.debian.org/~sfrost/basedebs_3.0_powerpc.tar
> > All we really need is a spot in the archives where these can be placed so
> > the "public" can access them.
> What public, exactly, can't access them where they are right now?
While I can tell testing where these items can be found, it is
unreasonable to expect joe user to look anywhere but the archives.
Historicly this data has been there. Least surprise suggests it should
still be there.
> Why are you being so persnickety about this? Download the bloody things
> and *test* them already! Surely that's gotta be more interesting and
> worthwhile than trying to find things to snipe at me about.
Why are you objecting so strongly to reasonable requests?
I'm just trying to get/keep the facts straight so I can do my job.
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