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Re: Package Selection for Debian Live

On Tue, May 30, 2006 at 09:51:18PM +0200, Daniel Baumann wrote:
> [ crosspost to live, -devel and -edu; replies please to -devel ]
> Hi all,
> at the moment, we have two types of Live CD images:
>   * the small one which contains only packages of standard priority,
>   * and three larger ones, each of which contains one of the common
>     desktop-environments on it (gnome, kde, xfce).
> Now, we would like to create a decent package selection which reflects,
> as well as possible, the users' desires. There should be one package
> selection for a 700MB CD-ROM, and one for a 4.5GB DVD-ROM. With the
> current squashfs compression, the actual filesystem size is about 3
> times bigger than the packed one. This means that there can be quite a
> few packages on it :) I'm open for your suggestions...

Just checking: are you already aware of Debian From Scratch (DFS), which
already does this?  http://people.debian.org/~jgoerzen/dfs/

-- John

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