Re: debian-9.5.0-amd64-xfce-CD-1.iso missing files for install without mirror
On Tue 06 Nov 2018 at 00:52:28 +0000, Steve McIntyre wrote:
> If you're using a netinst, you're *really* expected to use a
> mirror. If you're not, you should know what you're doing to fix
> any issues you find like this.
Section 126.96.36.199.2. of the Guide does say
> One question that will be asked during most installs is
> whether or not to use a network mirror as a source for
> packages. In most cases the default answer should be fine,
> but there are some exceptions.
but that that is not the same as being "...*really* expected to use a
This issue is simply a bug and there is nothing flagged up in the Guide
to indicate that not choosing a mirror is bad or to help a user avoid
this bug or similar ones. Blaming the victim (...you should know what
you're doing...) is not helpful.