Subject: Re: NetBSD-1.3 =~ 701MB, > 1 74min CD. (was Re: Installation from CD-ROM.)
To: Darren Reed <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/19/1998 08:51:29
On Fri, 20 Feb 1998 00:16:01 +1100 (EST)
Darren Reed <email@example.com> wrote:
> source 151970526 (includes sets/Split and sets/*.tgz)
> 735613402 (701MB)
> well, that's too much for a 74 minute CD-ROM (carries 650MB).
> My guess is that the size of NetBSD-1.3/source is twice what it needs
> to be, or even most of the distrubtion is due to duplication of .tgz's
> and sets/Split files.
So, on your CD-ROM, don't include the Split/ sets; release(7) notes that
they are optional.
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