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Re: Et voila! (was: Re: Slink not installable from CDs)

On Fri, Oct 16, 1998 at 02:39:38PM +1000, Tyson Dowd wrote:
: There is no reason why the X-Media field has to be in the Packages
: files on the CD -- that information could be stored by the multi-cd
: method when it reads in the CD info.

... but not, if the first CD contains all packages files (as our
datom/schlittermann hamm-CDs do already ... )

The multi-cd approach is fairly well tested by (I think) the most of our
customers.  I know, that the current implementation is a rather bad
hack, but due to limited time and since _nobody_ seemed to be able to
solve this when hamm appeared, I've implemented is myself ...

Yes, there are some drawbacks that should be solved, but probably not
for slink ...

    Best Regards from Dresden/Germany
    Viele Gruesse aus Dresden
    Heiko Schlittermann
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