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Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: debimg - debian-cd in Python

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Hi Julian,

On Mon, Feb 25, 2008 at 10:17:46PM +0100, Julian Andres Klode wrote:
>Dear Debian Developers (and other readers),
>debimg will be a free alternative to debian-cd, written
>in Python.

I hope you're not meaning to imply that debian-cd itself is _not_

<snip overview>

>Current status
>debimg can build complete disks, but can not split disks or build multi-arch
>images. It is not released yet, because the code needs some cleanup first.
>The next steps will be: disk splitting, multi-arch disks, source disks,
>architectures other than i386 and amd64, gpg signing, etc.

Cool! Sounds like you've made a good start already. Be prepared for a
lot more work to follow, though - there's a *lot* of work involved,
possibly more than you realise. :-)

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
"Because heaters aren't purple!" -- Catherine Pitt

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