Re: Potato and Woody CD builds
On Mon, 1 Jan 2001 email@example.com wrote:
> On Sun, 31 Dec 2000, Philip Charles wrote:
> > I took a good look at the CD trees.
> > Potato binary. No change as there is nothing in pool yet.
> > Potato source. The source that lives in pool ends up in ../main/source/
> > on the CDs. The files are listed in Sources.gz on the CD.
> > Woody binary. Packages in potato and pool end up on the CDs each with
> > their own files system ie ../potato/ and ../pool/
> > However, these packages are _not_ included in Packages on
> > the CDs. Neither are they included in ?.Packages used in
> > the CD build, but they are found in ?.packages.
> > Woody source. The source that lives in pool ends up in ../main/source/
> > on the CDs and is included in Sources.gz. However, the
> > source that lives in potato has its own potato file system
> > and is _not_ included in Sources.gz. Neither are they
> > found in ?.sources or ?.sources.main used in the CD build.
> > But, files in pool are included in these lists.
> > IMHO the major problem is the building of the Packages and Sources files
> > for the CDs.
> > I included both non-free and non-US in the build.
> Same here.
> > Binary-386 CD4 has 262 MB on it.
> > Source CD5 has 29 MB on it.
> > These are the sizes of the disc trees and not the iso images.
> 521400320 Jan 1 14:41 woody-i386-4.raw
> 52293632 Jan 1 14:53 woody-src-5.raw
> > The Sid build comes in the category of the Hurd build, I have yet to
> > summon up the courage to do it. May be in the next Millennium.
> Which of us got into the millenium first? I am in Maine US.
> 502738944 Jan 1 13:39 sid-i386-5.raw
> 129472512 Jan 1 13:59 sid-src-6.raw
> Note that both woody and sid were built using the disks-i386 from potato.
> I got the same results with things in pool. So it looks like we need some
> changes to debian-cd if binaries in pool are going to be installed by
> dselect or apt. I'm not exactly sure how dpkg-scanpackages can be told to
> create a Packages file when we don't have those symlinks in the
> directories being scanned. Maybe the archive maintainers can tell us how
> it's done and whether the version in potato will work for this.
Same with sources. I rechecked the source CD trees and they are even
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