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Re: Configuring sources.list during install: idea

On Wed, Apr 11, 2001 at 11:56:29AM -0400, Aubin Paul wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 11, 2001 at 03:01:00PM +0100, rob@debianplanet.org wrote:
> > However i have another point to make, many people i know inclding myself
> > install the stable release in order to upgrade to unstable/testing.
> > Therefore i think it would be a good idea to offer the option of not
> > installing any of the packages (except base system or not? ) from stable and
> > instead create a sources.list for the user's chosen version and then get the
> > packages. This would save time and for people who only want the installer in
> > order to grab unstable of the net a smaller download.
> > 
> > Do i make myself understood?
> Hmm... you could try using this:
> http://www.markybob.com/elf
> It'll let you boot off a CD, install the base system and then apt the
> rest of your system.
> Regards,
> Aubin
Yeh, I posted that to debianplanet 'tother day, i should have mentioned it
in my post. But i tend to try and keep to mainstream Debian stuff..

Rob 'robster' Bradford

Founder/Lead Developer: Debian Planet

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