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Re: Bug#93612: Support for new archive structure

On Fri, 13 Apr 2001, Philip Charles wrote:

> On Fri, 13 Apr 2001, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> > No more than all the other ugly things that have been suggested, and this
> > only affects the 3 people silly enough to loopback mount ISO's and try to
> > use APT on them.
> I have used this myself.  It is a good way to test an image.  It is also
> used by people who have borrowed CDs and do not have a burner.

I use this too, and I even have a burner.

A loopback ISO mount is always faster than the real CD.
If this is not going to be possible anymore, we lose *valuable* functionality.

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