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Re: What is a base package?

Ian Jackson <ian@chiark.greenend.org.uk> writes:

> The base section is _supposed_ to be just the packages on the
> basedisks.  This allows (for example) you not to download them if you
> don't feel like upgrading them at the start of a fresh install.
> netbase and netstd are not properly on the basedisks.

ok, that's clear.  Packages which are _completely_ installed on the
base disks are in base.

Bruce - could you send me an updated list of all the packages in your
current base snapshot so I can make the ftp site correct?


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