Re: Still no base tarball
On Sat, 18 Aug 2001, Anthony Towns wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 17, 2001 at 09:56:07AM -0400, Dale Scheetz wrote:
> > > > On Wed, 15 Aug 2001, Anthony Towns wrote:
> > > > > http://people.debian.org/~sfrost/basedebs_3.0_alpha.tar
> > > > > http://people.debian.org/~sfrost/basedebs_3.0_i386.tar
> > > > > http://people.debian.org/~sfrost/basedebs_3.0_powerpc.tar
> > > > > Which should be enough to get you started.
> > > > This will work for the testing folks. Thanks!
> > > > Where will this file be placed in the final release? (i.e. where does the
> > > > installation software expect to find this on a CD or in an archives?)
> > > Dunno.
> > You don't know how your installer sofware works? Boy do I feel secure...
> Oh take a frigging pill. debootstrap gets a full path to the tarball
> from boot-floppies. How the boot-floppies choose that path is up to them.
Well, thank you very much!!!
Why didn't you simply say this in the first place instead of being so GD
> > > -boot guys?
> > -boot guys hell!!!
> > The boot floppies do not install the base system, the installer does.
> Yeah. Real productive. Geez.
I agree. It is "real productive" to pass responsibility back and forth
between you and the BF team...
> Thanks for cc'ing to -devel. Can't be a real flamewar without that,
> can it?
"Just the fax mam."
I have been trying to gain the information you just provided from our very
first interaction. You have objected to doing technical support for the
inatllation item many of our new installs will need. When I continued
having problems obtaining necessary information, it seemed reasonable to
ask a wider audience.
I find it very unsatisfying that our release manager thinks that technical
inquery is flame war fodder.
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