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

On 2011-12-04, Ian Campbell <ijc@hellion.org.uk> wrote:
> 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.

It works for all properly released official images, due to the try-last mirror.
It does not work for your unofficial images.

Anything else would be a bug and the CD team would be happy to be pointed at
missing files.  Point releases shouldn't matter.

Kind regards
Philipp Kern

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