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Re: why not full CD/DVD images on cdimage.d.o?

On Sun, May 12, 2013 at 05:03:04PM +0200, Mateusz Poszwa wrote:
>On Sun, 12 May 2013 20:35:51 +0900
>Hideki Yamane <henrich@debian.or.jp> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>  During Tokyo Debian meeting on Saturday, one participant asked 
>>  "why there's less DVD images on cdimage.d.o than MD5SUMS files?"
>>  Probably this would be to reduce unnecessary download, but
>>  is there any information for this? (just curious)
>This is a (very, very) frequently asked question:
>Other disc images are meant to be downloaded/assembled with jigdo.

Absolutely, yes.

>Best regards.
>PS: By the way… I am thinking about launching a server which would
>provide images absent on the main mirror (as well as some archival
>ones). Is it desirable?

/me should really finish off jigdoofus to make this easy...

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
"I've only once written 'SQL is my bitch' in a comment. But that code 
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