[arch-releng] dual arch CDs [was: A TODO draft for next installation media]
dieter at plaetinck.be
Thu Feb 18 16:18:49 EST 2010
On Thu, 18 Feb 2010 14:57:02 -0600
Dan McGee <dpmcgee at gmail.com> wrote:
> Looking at it another way, just throw all the above in a single
> directory, and leave the "repo" bare with just the DB only. Use the
> single directory as a package cache and it will work (and should never
> actually have to download any packages). This also keeps the FTP
> install from needing to download packages that are on the CD. I'm sure
> we do something similar but this does reduce the complexity again.
no catches? is this completely transparent? when installing packages, it
won't try do copy packages to some other dir (and hence user more
space after all) because the source is "only a cache" ?
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