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Re: Bug#93612: Support for new archive structure

Le Sun, Apr 15, 2001 at 12:27:19AM +1000, Anthony Towns écrivait:
> Instead of changing the name of the Packages file, how about we try something
> completely different?
> 	dists/ woody-secured/
> That should be pretty easy to do right now, and shouldn't cause any
> problems to anyone, right? All you're doing is creating a new directory
> that no one has to look at, and adding a Release file in dists/woody/
> that'll make debootstrap work.

That's the best solution at the moment. I'm going to implement it.

> So anyway, how does the above idea (two woody trees in dists),
> sound? Workable, or are there other problems?

I don't see any apart from the fact that most tools will use
stable symlink which still points to woody. That means that apt-cdrom
must learn about woody-secured (give it precedence over woody) when
looking in the CDs. I can create symlinks "stable-secured" and so on if

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