Saturday 29 September 2007, Roman Kyrylych wrote: | 2007/9/29, Damir Perisa firstname.lastname@example.org: | > Saturday 29 September 2007, Roman Kyrylych wrote: | > | Why should we have to release such ISO daily? | > | > we do not have to. but who would like to download 4gb of data | > and then to find out that 1/4 of it needs an update in the | > meanwhile anyway, since it is old on the ISO. | | Come on, not 1/4 in reality. ;-)
rough estimate of amount of updates in 4 months
| > the difference between the big iso and the repos will grow | > faster than the one of a small iso and the repos - that's the | > nature of things. | | Yes, but again - in real situations users were happy with a repo | snapshot and have no big issues with downloading some missing | packages (because of some broken/outofsync depends etc.).
my argument is not about missing packages but outdatedness and the speed of it. it is no argument in a discussion but a statement, that any big iso would become faster outdated than a smaller one.
| I'm getting tired of such discussions... | I think we should let Thomas do an implementation of this and see | how it works.
i'm not holding him from implementing anything. if it itches, scratch :) that's the way things work here i heard some wise guy write... ;)
... i'm not discussing anything, i'm just giving input somebody may find helpful, somebody may care to see this point of view.