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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.

I have 2 machines. The 1st has a CDROM drive, the 2nd does not.
I can install the first from the CD. For the 2nd, I will use floppies, which 
will be prepared using the images that are on the CD.

Is there a better way?

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


	Shaul Karl <shaulka@bezeqint.net>

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