Re: How is it decided what packages go on what CD?
Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> Le Sun, Dec 26, 1999 at 12:12:10PM +0000, Philip Charles écrivait:
> > The latest boot-floppies came out a few days ago and I do not know if
> > anyone has produced a disc set using the lists from them yet. I may get a
> > chance to do this in the next two - three days.
> For Debian potato the master file is no more used. We're using the
> packages called task-* to select the packages. The first CD does incude all
> (not all in fact but most) task-* packages and with the dependency check,
> the necessary packages are pulled in ...
All the packages are pulled in by the Depends lines of the task-*
I modified my package ordering tool to take care of this. It would
if you only consider packages from main and contrib (including non-us),
just over 99% of people could be happy with just the first CD.
This is ofcourse assuming that the popularity contest represents a
good cross-section of the debian community, which I think is not