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Re: [SLE] where to find these packages? Novell website said they are part of 10.0 but not on my discs
  • From: Ken Schneider <suse-list2@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 17 May 2006 15:52:49 -0400
  • Message-id: <1147895569.27757.30.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wed, 2006-05-17 at 11:42 -0600, Darryl Gregorash wrote:
> On 17/05/06 09:28, Carl Hartung wrote:
> >On Wednesday 17 May 2006 11:12, you wrote:
> >
> >>the wiki gives the most usable mirrors
> >>jdd
> >>
> >
> >Addendum to All,
> >
> >I am alternating between 10.0 and 10.1 discussions and getting thoroughly
> >confused in the process. :-)
> >
> >The retail equivalent of 10.0 cannot be downloaded from the net, we all agree.
> >
>
> Then what is in
> ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/10.0/SUSE-Linux10.0-GM-Extra? It looks
> to be all the non-OSS stuff, including Sun java. All very confusing,
> really -- with apparently 3 repositories needed just to get the
> equivalent of the boxed set (and that still doesn't get you far --
> Packman at least is still needed), far too confusing.

What is confusing? If you used M$ you would have to use far more places
to gather the software provided by 3-4 SUSE repos.

> 10.1 is a little better; it has a GM-extra directory also at suse.com,
> but it looks to be unnecessary. All of this now seems to be in the
> inst-source-extra repository on the opensuse mirrors. Packman still
> needed, though.
packman will always be needed until the lawmakers stop taking bribes
(oops, they call them donations).

--
Ken Schneider
UNIX since 1989, linux since 1994, SuSE since 1998


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