Subject: Quarterly CD?
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Dave Burgess <email@example.com>
Date: 04/11/1997 18:56:10
A business acquaintance of mine has access to a CD-ROM writer.
He would be willing to put -current on a CD for anyone that wants it on
a quarterly basis for $24.95. This would be (basically) whatever is
available on the mirror as of 00:00 on the first of Jan. Apr, Jul, Oct
of each year for as long as there is interest. This is not the same a
some type of released package; it's simply a way to save disk space.
The idea I had was to include instructions on how to mount it through a
union FS, then sup against it until the next quarterly disk.
The current plan is to include basically everything in the last official
release and the -current tree on the disk, as well as maybe the
If anyone is interested, let me know. I can either work the deal for
you or you can talk directly to him. Makes no difference to me.
Dave Burgess (The man of a thousand E-Mail addresses)
*bsd FAQ Maintainer / SysAdmin for the NetBSD system in my spare bedroom
"Just because something is stupid doesn't mean there isn't someone that
doesn't want to do it...."