Re: .raw extension is misleading
On Mon, May 13, 2002 at 10:28:10AM +0200, Wuttke Joachim wrote:
> This is the first time I am trying to get a "testing" distribution
> from the net, and so I can confirm that for a first-time user the
> extension ".raw" is indeed quite confusing. It took me quite a while
> to find out that ".raw" means exactly the same as ".iso".
I could add an entry to the CD FAQ, if someone can give me a good
answer to the question... :)
What is a .raw file?
It is exactly the same as an .iso file; you can just rename it to
.iso and write it to CD-R. We use .raw for beta and unofficial
images rather than .iso, because... ???
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