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Re: Open letter to Debian community

On Tue, Jan 30, 2001 at 10:21:41PM -0600, Scott Dier wrote:
> * Victor Vislobokov <victor@tvmaxima.perm.ru> [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:broonie@tardis.ed.ac.uk   (Trying to avoid grumpiness)
EUFS        http://www.eusa.ed.ac.uk/societies/filmsoc/

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