Re: jigdo simplified?
On Wed, Feb 05, 2003 at 11:04:59AM -0000, Leo Tilson wrote:
> The idea is like this. I connect to your servers and am presented with a
> list of the packages which are available, and make my selection. The
> dependency tree is worked out and the first thing I will download is a
> list of all the files that I need. My computer can then download just
> these files.
This feature exists, and has existed for a long time! You first download
only a basic installation system (several floppy disc images, or one of the
"net install" images from <http://www.debian.org/CD/netinst/>), then you
boot into that and choose a Debian server to download the packages from.
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