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Re: apt-get can not find debian package in cdrom

On Thu, Apr 04, 2013 at 08:00:47PM +0530, Ravi Roy wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 3, 2013 at 7:47 PM, Ravi Roy <ravi.aroy@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Yes, using "sudo dpkg -i /media/cdrom/MYPACKAGE" install the package
> > perfectly in the system.
> > This is very strange behaviour I have observed first time.
> Thanks you all for taking time and helping me to find out the root
> casue for a debian package which exists in cdrom and its index i.e.
> 'Package & Package.gz', but 'apt-get install MYPACAKGE'
> can not find this package in index resulting in not installing it into
> the system.
> I want to let this list know that if size of debian package which is
> less than or equal to 2.0G in size then it is detected and installed
> perfectly using "$ sudo apt-get install MYPACKAGE" and also installed
> using preseed in a headless way, but if size of debian package is
> greater than 2.0G then 'apt-get install MYPACKAGE' can not detect and
> install it.

This sounds suspiciously like
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO_9660#The_2.2F4_GiB_file_size_limit. In
which case, you should raise the issue on the debian-cd mailinglist.

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