Re: What if package size is bigger than a floppy can hold? (was Re: Suggestion to future debian releases)
When i needed to do this, getting dpkg-split onto the system required
solving the floppy-split first . . .
Anyway, i downloaded the package (perl if i recall), used "split" to
break it into 1.4m pieces, moved these floppy by floppy, then used "cat"
to put them back together.
split generates packages with sequential names: mysplitAA, mysplitAB,
or somesuch, so "cat mysplit* > myslit.all" puts them back together in
the right order.
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