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Re: Still no base tarball



On Thu, Aug 23, 2001 at 09:29:52PM +0200, Martin Albert wrote:
> > > > So how does it help to have a 24MB file on the CD?
> 
> Surely don't want to get between the lines - just my 2 cents.
> 
> I'll possibly never see these CDs as i roll my own, but mine will 
> include, if not anything else, then base2_2.tgz (!)

you clearly don't understand how the boot-floppies now work, nor the
difference between a basedebs.tgz and a base2_2.tgz.  the latter does
not exist and will never exist.  

> Last time i used it was last night, to quickly setup a changeroot that 
> debootstrap couldn't ('cause my binary archive was incomplete).

CD1 will always, must always have a complete enough archive for
debootstrap to work.

-- 
Ethan Benson
http://www.alaska.net/~erbenson/

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