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Re: Distribution and support for Debian-502-i386-netinst

On Sat, 2011-12-03 at 19:35 +0000, Philipp Kern wrote:
> On 2011-12-03, Marc Haber <mh+debian-devel@zugschlus.de> wrote:
> > On Fri, 2 Dec 2011 18:58:55 +0000 (UTC), Philipp Kern
> ><trash@philkern.de> wrote:
> >>On 2011-12-02, Marc Haber <mh+debian-devel@zugschlus.de> wrote:
> >>> I also support this and think it is a really good idea. But please
> >>> keep x.y.z-1 around and easily accessible when x.y.z is released.
> >>You can jigdo any old CD image.
> > How do I do this for a past point release, such as, 6.0.1, for
> > example?
> You use jigdo?  Try it, it works.

In my experience jigdo does not work for a CD release of a previous
point release because some of the packages referenced by the jigdo are
removed from the mirrors i.e. those which have been updated.

These are not official Debian images but check out the comments on
http://community.citrix.com/display/xs/Debian+Lenny for lots of reports
of things not being available any more -- this happens every time there
is a point release.


Ian Campbell

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