Re: AMD64 CDs and DVDs released
Petr Salinger <Petr.Salinger@t-systems.cz> writes:
> Firstly, thank you very much for supporting amd64.
>> The vast majority of binary packages in the AMD64 release were built
>> from exactly the same sources as the packages for the other
>> architectures. There were a small number of exceptions, however. To
>> make life easier for distributors of AMD64 discs, the extra sources
>> needed for those packages have been added to the last binary disc in
>> each AMD64 set (i.e. CD#13 and DVD#2). Source requirements can
>> therefore be met easily for AMD64.
> I looked into jigdo files,
> and according to http://amd64.debian.net/docs/package_changes.txt
> IMHO there are more additional sources than needed.
> Really different sources, but "orig.tar.gz" are the same:
I believe having all the sources for a package in one place is best so
this is better. The rest [cut] might be duplicates but who
cares. Better a source to many than one missing.
> On the other hand, it may be usefull to copy ia32-libs
> from DVD source-3 to DVD amd64-2.
> After that, only 4 DVD carry all what is needed for amd64.
> Similarly, it may be usefull to copy ia32-libs
> from DVD source-3 to DVD ia64-3.
> After that, DVD source-3 might be dropped entirelly.
Intresting. But probably too special a case to get implemented.
> I hope, that such shuffle might be possible in August for 3.1r1.
> Again, thank you very much for amd64.