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Re: slink_cd: still waiting on final boot/install setup

On Tue, 23 Feb, 1999, Steve McIntyre wrote:
> The official CD layouts will be quite simple:
> CD 1: main binary section 1, bootable where possible . Will work
>       standalone, dependencies are being checked to make sure of this.
> CD 2: main binary section 2, bootable where possible. Also contains
>       contrib section (binary and source). These 2 discs should work as
>       they are, no unmet dependencies for main section, maybe some contrib
>       -> non-free. Non-US is _not_ going on the official disks.
> CD 3: main source section 1, arch-independent
> CD 4: main source section 2, arch-independent
> The official CD set should contain all of the above. Complete binary sets
> for each architecture will work, using CDs 1 and 2. And single disk
> versions may be made, using just CD 1. The multicd method will cope with
> these without complaint, using a simple hack in slink_cd: the Packages.cd
> files on each CD will only know about the packages on itself and any prior
> CDs:
> CD 1 is standalone
> CD 2 knows about CD 1, CD 2.
> (optional, non-official non-free) CD 5 will know about CD 1, CD 2, CD 5.

How was it decieded what should go on CD1? all but extra or based on the
popularity contest (so putting all the hamm radio stuff on the second disk)?

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                                                -- The GNU Manifesto

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