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Re: rawrite

> On Thu, 19 Nov 1998, Rainer Dorsch wrote:
> > 
> > A colleague of of mine started to installed debian 2.0.r3 yesterday. He was 
> > somewhat disappointed that he had to find pkunzip before he could use rawrite. 
> > I guess there is enough space on the CD left to put an uncompressed version on 
> > it (it would have saved him 7 minutes, he said).
> > 
> You know? What I hear most, from one of our CD vendors, is that they sell
> all of the distributions on CD, and Debian purchasers complain an order of
> magnitude more than all the other customers combined about little things
> like this, that only require a bit of patience to resolve on your own.

I would say this is a good sign. Debian users are obviously highly motivated 
to improve the distribution as good as they can.

> Yes, rawrite is compressed in the tools directory, but it is available in
> executable form in the disks directory, where you would expect to use it
> on a disk image. Now maybe there should be some documentation on this that
> doesn't already exist, but if the rawrite2.exe file can't be found in the
> current directory, how is the documentation likely to be read?

Hmm, obviously Klemens knew that he needs the rawrite program, and what is the 
right place to look for it?

Rainer Dorsch
Abt. Rechnerarchitektur  e-mail:rainer.dorsch@informatik.uni-stuttgart.de
Uni Stuttgart            Tel.: 0711-7816-215

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