Re: Open letter to Debian community
On Tue, Jan 30, 2001 at 10:21:41PM -0600, Scott Dier wrote:
> * Victor Vislobokov <email@example.com> [010130 22:11]:
> > First defect, IMHO is that Debian is very big. I thought and I think now,
> > that best size of distribution is one CD. One CD for binaries and one for
> Your best bet is to make a distribution after-the-fact that contains a
> subset of the available packages that fits on a CD with the base
> install. APT supports this, and there is nothing stopping anyone (even
> progeny) from creating a nifty one-cd install.
I had formed the impression that things were arranged on the CDs with
the aim that each CD built upon earlier ones - CD1 should stand alone,
CD1 and CD2 shouldn't need anything from CD3 and so on.
Mark Brown mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org (Trying to avoid grumpiness)