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RE: slink_cd v 1.02 - project ?


Small point..

project is in slink3.list

slink4.volid  says "4/5 source 2/project"


So far, no one has been killed in a computer crash.
Jim Westveer ------------- jwest@netnw.com
phone -------------------- 425-392-0141

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Steve McIntyre [mailto:stevem@chiark.greenend.org.uk]
> Sent: Friday, January 15, 1999 3:56 AM
> To: debian-cd@lists.debian.org; debian-testing@lists.debian.org;
> debian-devel@lists.debian.org
> Cc: Steve McIntyre
> Subject: slink_cd v 1.02
> Check the usual place:
> http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~stevem/DebianCD/
> I've changed the default level of debug and added more useful
> documentation in the README - comments welcome, hopefully it should cover
> everybody's needs.
> The biggest real change in the code is the ability to work using a tree of
> sym-links, which fixes problems for two sets of people: those with their
> Debian mirror spread across many smaller partitions, and those who don't
> have a local mirror and are working off (for example) an NFS-mounted one.
> Hopefully the new docs will cover what you need to do to use this, please
> shout ASAP if it's not clear.
> One thing you _will_ need to do to use the symlink-farm is use a patched
> mkhybrid that flattens things as it makes the ISO images. I've separated
> this patch out of a larger one by Tom Lees <tom@lpsg.demon.co.uk> and the
> images I'm writing _right now_ are using this stuff. Grab the source and
> patch or the i386 binary from the above location.
> There are also a couple of new options:
> single_disk will produce a standalone CD#1 for vendors who asked for this
> imagesums will create MD5 sums of the images created, ready to go onto a
> download site.
> As far as I can see, there shouldn't need to be any significant changes
> now for i386 or sparc. As far as tho other arches go, we still don't have
> boot/install support for m68k, powerpc or alpha. I have been promised a
> patch for m68k-amiga; please can somebody from each of the others do the
> same ASAP?
> And of course there are still lots of packages needing porting to get
> consistent for release...
> As usual, let me know of any problems/suggestions/comments.
> --
> Steve McIntyre,   Allstor Software       smcintyr@allstor-sw.co.uk
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