Re: dselect CD-ROM / hard disk / NFS method
On Wed, 15 Nov 1995, Ian Jackson wrote:
> If it sees what looks like a Debian mirror of some kind (possibly in a
> `debian' subdirectory) and has `stable' and `development'
> subdirectories it will offer the user the choice between the stable
> tree and the development one, rather than requiring them to specify
> the pathname themselves. (The user will still be able to specify a
> different pathname if they want to.)
> So, in summary, the script will look for trees named
> and in each tree will it look for
> It will look for these trees in the root of the installation
> filesystem, or in a subdirectory `debian' of that filesystem.
"it" is dselect, right? Unless I misunderstand, that's what it
looks like to the user.
Could we have a dselect(1) or dsleect(8) man page which explains
such things as this, or points the user to another man page which