Re: [PATCH] better handling of non-free CDs
On Tue, Jun 06, 2000 at 10:34:32AM +0100, Philip Hands wrote:
>> Ok, I could go for that instead I suppose - put the (free) non-US
>> stuff on CD#3 and make two versions of that. I was thinking about
>> doing it on CD#1, but I have no strong convictions either way.
>I think it would be better to have at least ssh & gnupg on CD#1
>(non-US) since they are the main non-US packages that will be
>installed by people, so you could still get away with a single CD
>That being the case, I'd go for your initial suggestion, rather than
>this one, because this new approach means that non-US sets will always
>require 3 CDs.
>How large is the non-US chunk anyway? What gets shifted of CD#1 by
>the inclusion of the non-US chunk?
I'm looking into it right now. I'll give you a list shortly of files
that move off the standard CD#1 because of extra non-US stuff.
Steve McIntyre, Allstor Software firstname.lastname@example.org
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