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Re: Yacs-0.1 is here

On Sat, 10 Jul 1999, Raphael Hertzog wrote:

>Le Thu, Jul 08, 1999 at 12:31:07PM +0200, Raphael Hertzog écrivait:
>> The first important part I'll do is to write a script that automatically
>> generates the list of packages to be included on each CD. I'll do this
>> in a simple way.
>> As soon as I have something to present, I'll make it available of course.
>And here it is :
>[ YACS is Yet Another CD Script :-D ]
>You'll find more information in the README and README.devel file in
>the .tar.gz archive.
>And if I set a size limit of 600 Mb (aka 600 * 1024 * 1024 b) I
>end up with 3 CDs containing each :
>/rack/tmp/potato-i386@p200$ wc -l *.packages
>   1247 1.packages
>   1792 2.packages
>    183 3.packages
>   3222 total
>And this is without non-free and without contrib but with non-us. And the
>size-limit is high (600 may be to much for the first CD with all the files
>too add).
>> Please comment if you have something to say about this.
>It seems that not much people are interested in my work until I have
>something functionnal to show ... :)

:-) It's always the way. Your idea looks cool. I'm looking at the script
itself right now.

>Feel free to comment or to ask me some questions.

I may well do so shortly... :-)

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