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Re: Mini-ISO updated for bf 3.0.23

On Wed, May 22, 2002 at 02:10:30PM -0500, Chris Lawrence wrote:
> On May 22, Steve Haslam wrote:
> > How do you manage to persuade debian-cd to produce a 185M ISO? I tried using
> > your .packages file as a "TASK" file for "make list" and ended up with an
> > ISO of over 300M...
> My guess is that somehow other tasks are being pulled in, or it is
> trying to pull in a bunch of kernel-image packages (rather than using
> debootstrap to make the base system list).

Erk. It certainly is adding a bunch of kernel-image etc. packages. And a few
other things... gtk, for example. Hmmmmmmmmmmmmm.

> I'm not sure how to do it cleanly with an unhacked debian-cd these
> days; however, all the files you need should be at:
> http://www.lordsutch.com/cds/debian-cd/hacks.html
> And yes, I need to make it into a tar file instead of a replicated
> directory layout... ;-)

OK, I'll poke around with what I've got at the moment and see if I can find
out why these packages are being brought in... maybe I'll just drop a load
of them into an exclude list....

Steve Haslam      http://www.arise.demon.co.uk/         araqnid@innocent.com
Debian GNU/Linux Maintainer                               araqnid@debian.org
but I won't admit to needing you
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