Re: debian-cd 2.2.13 and woody.
On Sat, 16 Mar 2002, Chris Lawrence wrote:
> True, it's probably best that the official CDs fit on 650MB media.
> Especially since CD-RW media doesn't seem as available in the 700MB size.
> Probably; at least, that's what I did in my rewritten script
> (list2cds-cram; unfortunately, it's not a drop-in replacement, which
> is why I haven't stuck it in CVS). I usually build with just depends
> and recommends honored, though I've been experimenting with code to
> avoid recursive suggestion inclusion (suggested packages don't need to
> pull in THEIR suggestions too, otherwise you get a really dense graph
> really quickly... debconf will pull in half of GNOME if you let the
> suggestions get away from you). I also hacked in code to allow
> treating doc packages that are suggested or recommended as
> dependencies for purposes of building the CD.
> > Anyway I will try a YAB (yet another build) with the NORECOMMEDS enabled.
> That should free up a TON of space.
Saved some, but not as much as expected. What was the big space saver was
This dropped the size of the minimal first CD from 580 MB to 343MB,
freeing up 237MB. No wonder your 700MB images made a difference.
> I probably should tar up my hacks as inserted atop debian-cd CVS; at
> the moment, they just sort of sit in a directory on the lordsutch.com
> website. (http://www.lordsutch.com/cds/debian-cd/hacks.html for
At the moment I am finding the amount of space each task takes on a CD.
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