Re: debian boot CDs & G5
On Mon, 2004-05-10 at 02:46, Jens Schmalzing wrote:
> Colin Watson writes:
> > In that case, we could save a fair bit of space by shipping both
> > kernels but only one set of modules, and somehow educating d-i about
> > this.
> This would add considerable obfuscation at several points. The build
> process is now designed such that flavours can be added and removed
> with minimum fuss. The resulting packages each provide a working
> kernel and modules without further ado.
As part of the CD-ROM creation process, md5sum all the
files and then hard-link ones that are the same.
This leaves the kernel build process untouched.