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Re: Still no base tarball

Shaul Karl <shaulka@bezeqint.net> writes:

> What if I bought the CDs and now I want to `ship it' to my other 1 or 2 home 
> machines, which doesn't have a CDROM drive and need installing base via 
> floppies?

Then, obviously, you won't be able to use the CDs to install with.

> IMHO base is useful in some cases and should be shipped on the CD. 
> If it is on the archive, why not ship it on the CDs? 

I disagree.  On this hypothetical machine you mention, you cannot
access the CD from the machine, so what is the point of shipping base
on the  CD?

Adding basedebs.tgz to CD#1 would be a flagrant waste of space.

...Adam Di Carlo..<adam@onshore-devel.com>...<URL:http://www.onshored.com/>

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