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Re: Silo breakage creating woody r2 CDs for sparc



On Tue, Dec 02, 2003 at 10:26:54AM -0500, Ben Collins wrote:
>> For now I'm going to leave the sparc images as they are. If there's no
>> way to test, then I'm going to wait until the boot-sparc script is
>> known to work. I'll work on the easier architectures first.
>
>I know they wont work, because isofs.b doesn't work like cd.b did, and
>you used a mkisofs that that was expecting that.

No, I didn't, In the end I've used a woody mkisofs and the woody
silo. If _they_ don't work together, then things are screwed
altogether. That's how the r0 and r1 images are made, as far as I
know. Yes or no?

>So you are telling me that the problem is that you are pulling stuff
>from unstable, and using unstable to build, and things are failing
>because of that? If so, then that's your mistake, not mine. Build on
>woody, and point to a woody mirror, not unstable. I can imagine the
>amount of problems you would have building that way.

<sigh> A mirror is a mirror. It's getting ludicrous to expect people
to set up a completely separate woody-only mirror to build CDs. All
the other architectures work fine in this scenario.

-- 
Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
You lock the door
And throw away the key
There's someone in my head but it's not me 

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