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Re: CDs from DVD with Pungi almost works

Tony Nelson wrote:
> At 6:50 AM -0400 6/5/07, Jesse Keating wrote:
>> If you're using pungi on Fedora 7
> No.  The goal is to help people who can't use a DVD upgrade using CDs, so I
> and they will be using FC6 to split the F7 DVD with the Pungi from 6.

You're asking for a world of hurt if you're trying to build F7 CDs using
the FC6 pungi.

>> comps is not used to determine what packages
>> get onto the media.  The manifest file does.  In the case of Fedora 7 there
>> is an /etc/pungi/f7-fedora.manifest file shipped, as well as
>> an /etc/pungi/f7-fedora.i386/x86_64/ppc  file that can be slightly modified
>> to make CD isos.  Just uncomment and lower the cdsize variable and increase
>> the discs variable.
> Where is this .manifest file shipped?  There are no .manifest files on the DVD.

Its part of the pungi configs in versions later than the one for FC6.
And no, you can't simply build the newer pungi for FC6 either, its got
some deps that would need to be brought back as well. Been there, done
that, actually, and wouldn't recommend it as something to suggest to
end-users wanting to generate CDs from the DVD. I'd just use F7 to build
CDs, get the posted somewhere, and get a torrent going.

Jarod Wilson
jwilson redhat com

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