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Re: [opensuse-factory] new DVD idea
  • From: Andreas Jaeger <aj@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 02 May 2006 13:54:20 +0200
  • Message-id: <hod5ewzloz.fsf@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
tomhorsley@xxxxxxxxxxxx writes:

> I think some mail I sent with this slipped through the cracks the other day, so I'm
> trying again. Here's my brand new idea for how to get DVD images with none
> of the ever increasing problems with signatures on files:
>
> SUSE doesn't want to distribute both DVD and CD iso images due to the impact
> on mirrors and network traffic, but what about this plan:
>
> Create the DVD with the same packages as the 5 CDs, organize the media
> as it is supposed to be organized, sign all the files correctly, etc.
>
> Then, remove all the actual .rpm files from the tree, and make an iso of just
> the DVD infrastructure that is left over. This will be a relatively small file that
> could easily be distributed with the CDs.

Jigdo can do this - and we did it for 10.0. This could be done for
10.1 as well,

Andreas
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