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Re: Still no base tarball

On Thu, Aug 23, 2001 at 05:57:11PM -0600, John Galt wrote:
> The CDs already have
> POLA cruft: when's the last time FIPS had a sane use?  AFAICT, it actually
> pukes on VFAT and NTFS.  But I doubt that a FIPS-less CD would be accepted
> without some serious pain and suffering.  Is it that hard to include
> basedebs.tgz for similar purposes? 

But then, fips isn't 24MB, no?

> More importantly, isn't the point of a
> CD install to get a system up that can spawn another installation?  How
> can you do that without basedebs.tgz?

Well if the next box doesn't have a CD-ROM, then you can at least share
the CD over the net from the first box and use its pool to get
dbootstrap happy, I assume?


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