Re: Bug#93612: Support for new archive structure
On Thu, 12 Apr 2001, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> On Fri, 13 Apr 2001, Philip Charles wrote:
> > With the Hurd CDs it is even worse. The file structure on the CDs has
> > only a passing resemblance to any file system found on a Debian CD or
> > mirror past or present. It has to be like that or it will not work.
> I don't even think I want to know..
> I'm going to have a really hard time accepting that hurd can't read a CD
> that is properly structured, even if the ones they make now are weird.
> Particularly since it is APT that is reading the CD :P
Apt-cdrom does not work. dselect works if the file system is strangely
modified. apt will work if the CD is copied to a separate partition.
Essential packages are not in the Debian archive, but at alpha.gnu.org and
must be included. Need I go on? I build the CDs.
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