Re: Resellers/Random thoughts on commercialism
On Sun, Feb 21, 1999 at 01:35:28PM -0500, Steve Dunham wrote:
> Enrique Zanardi <email@example.com> writes:
> > On Sat, Feb 20, 1999 at 04:34:34PM -0600, Chris Lawrence wrote:
> > > On Feb 20, Jim Pick wrote:
> > > > Besides, physical media isn't the ideal distribution mechanism for
> > > > Debian.
> > >
> > > Well, it is for initial installations (so you don't need a lot of
> > > space on the system before installation).
> > We need more NFS-exported mirrors (security problems aside). That way you
> > won't need that much space.
> IMHO, it would be better to just add HTTP support to the install
> kernel and base stages of dbootstrap.
It's on my TODO list (since of long time ago). But that won't do nothing
to reduce the space needed before installation, will it? (especially when
installing a bunch of packages using FTP or HTTP methods).
Enrique Zanardi firstname.lastname@example.org