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.