Subject: Re: Suggestion: NetBSD source official ISO image
To: Brad Knowles <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-install
Date: 12/12/2001 19:08:47
Brad Knowles <> writes:
> >  : CheapBytes and others would produce CDs from it, and that
> >  : this would put NetBSD source in more people's hands.
> >
> >  ...any of these companies can simply download the tarballs, run "mkisofs"
> >  (Un*x) or Nero (Windows) on the directory, and end up with a source-only CD
> >  in mere seconds.  Putting it on the FTP site just wastes diskspace.
> 	While they certainly could do you, you and I both know that
> they almost certainly won't.

One might ask why that is the case.

Perry E. Metzger
NetBSD Development, Support & CDs.