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Re: test-cycle-1 CD's debian-cd diff

On Fri, 26 May 2000, J.A. Bezemer wrote:

> On 26 May 2000, Philip Hands wrote:
> [...]
> >   I put Anne's upgrade-i386 directory in place on my mirror, and made
> >   the i386 upgrade.sh use it.  (the static binaries should probably be
> >   generated by their respective maintainers, to prevent version skew
> >   beween the main archive and the static versions --- is this likely
> >   to happen, or do we need someone to maintain the upgrade directories
> >   separately ?)
> The dpkg/apt maintainers are not interested in this thing (nobody seems to
> care about upgrades at all, because they're all running woody already...),
> and they can't/won't do the non-i386 versions anyway. However, all .debs on my
> site are now built by registered developers and carry their PGP/GPG sigs. 
> AFAIK it won't be a problem to have slightly older versions in upgrade-*/, as
> long as they work for the intended purpose. If new ("regular") versions are
> available on the CD/FTP-site during the upgrade, they will be installed almost
> first in the process (just after libc6.1 & libstdc++2.8), presumably because
> of their high priority.

Where can I  get the upgrade-i386 directory?  My two systems are still
basically slink as I have been saving them for upgrade testing.


Philip Charles; 39a Paterson St., Abbotsford, New Zealand; +64 3 4882818
Mobile 025 267 9420.  I sell GNU/Linux CDs.   See http://www.copyleft.co.nz

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