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Re: rawhide report: 20060929 changes



On Thu, Oct 05, 2006 at 01:45:00PM -0400, Jeremy Katz wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-10-05 at 11:34 -0500, Chris Adams wrote:
> > 
> > One problem with Extras is still that there is no good way for a normal
> > user to access it without reasonably fast Internet access.  There are no
> > ISOs (or any way for a normal user to make such)
> 
> 90% of what's needed to create a CD with a set of packages from Extras
> that can be installed with system-cdinstaller[1] is actually there.  
....
> And then voila -- you have your CD of packages for Extras.  Anyone want
> to write the script? :)

There exists this "jigdo", or "Jigsaw Download", project.
http://www.atterer.net/jigdo/
It allows to download "custom images".  It requires a support
on a server side and I never really used it, so I cannot tell
how it works in practice, but it sounds interesting.

   Michal


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