Re: AMD64 CDs and DVDs released
On Tue, 14 Jun 2005, Santiago Garcia Mantinan wrote:
> A little later than the rest of the architectures, we are now ready to
> announce the availability of CDs (businesscard, netinst and full) and
> DVDs for AMD64.
> As AMD64 is unofficial, the URL for downloading the images is slightly
> different to that used for the officially-released sarge
> These CDs and DVDs have been built by the same team that built the
> official sarge CDs and DVDs, using the same software. They are
> therefore available in the same formats as for the official
> architectures (jigdo, isos, torrents) and should also have the same
> quality and bugs.
> The vast majority of binary packages in the AMD64 release were built
> from exactly the same sources as the packages for the other
> architectures. There were a small number of exceptions, however. To
> make life easier for distributors of AMD64 discs, the extra sources
> needed for those packages have been added to the last binary disc in
> each AMD64 set (i.e. CD#13 and DVD#2). Source requirements can
> therefore be met easily for AMD64.
I've updated the bittorrent tracker with the new torrents. We now just need