Re: Debian too big? (Re: intent to package: gmt generic mapping tools)
Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote:
> On Tuesday 15 September 1998, at 10 h 30, the keyboard of Peter S Galbraith
> <GalbraithP@dfo-mpo.gc.ca> wrote:
> > 2- Tweak the install and package tools to betyter accomodate multi-CDs (we
> > already have the problem with contrib and non-free anyway). Perhaps a
> > complete distribution Packages.gz file to let dselect know what's
> It already exists. Datom developed very nice multi_cd, multi_nfs and
> multi_mount access methods for dselect, shipped with their CDROM or by FTP
> <http://www.datom.de/debian/>. Their CD set is made of three CD (because
> they include a good part of non-free and non-us) and it works fine now,
> after the beginnings in beta stage.
> An happy user of multi_cd
Sounds good. Does anyone have plans to incorporate these changes back into
Debian for everyone to enjoy?