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Re: Dual layer DVD

On Mon, Sep 13, 2004 at 06:32:37AM +0200, Christian Fasshauer wrote:
>Steve McIntyre wrote:
>>Yes, it should be quite easy to grab all the bits you need from the 2
>>smaller ISOs to make the large one, with just the filesystem headers
>>and directory structure changing. I'm actually working on a script to
>>make that easier right now...
>Could such a script not be shipped on the first of two small dvd images, 
>so only the 2 ISOs had to be made public. If anyone wants one dual-layer 
>image, he could simply merge them using the script without downloading 
>the big image.
>Even all iso images could contain scripts to convert them eighter to CD 
>or to DVD images, which would help saving disc space and a litte bit of 
>net traffic.

It's not quite that simple. The big images / jigdos still have to be
made, and at least the jigdo/template files made available for this to
work. I'll post more details once I've got more done.

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