Re: debian-installer package payload format
Joey Hess <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> 1. Just include all the boot images in a .deb, as Allastair's original
> build/debian does, and assume the ftp-masters will somehow deal with
> unpacking that, and that it will not produce problems/confusion to
> have this useless .deb in the Packages lists.
> 2. Include a tarball, which will require "byhand" processing. With the
> tarball we can include our own directory layout, and then the
> ftp-master can just untar this into a directory for the build date,
> update the current symlink, and be done.
> I favor the second option, which is similar to how I remember the boot
> floppies doing it at one time.
If my vote counts for anything, please do the second not the first.