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Re: install/56303: On a fresh installation, /tmp on sparc64 is not sticky

The following reply was made to PR install/56303; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Martin Husemann <>
Subject: Re: install/56303: On a fresh installation, /tmp on sparc64 is not
Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2021 12:12:41 +0200

 On Tue, Jul 13, 2021 at 09:55:01AM +0000, Robert Elz wrote:
 >  It might be time to switch to a multi-cd distribution - it will eventually
 >  be needed anyway, we cannot keep relying on better and better compression
 >  algorithms just happening to be available when we need them, and like it or
 >  not, the system just keeps getting bigger.
 I would go a different route: provide two ISO images, one small (easily
 fits on CD, does not have any sets on it, but is usefull for recovery
 and emergency repair) and one big (requires DVD, has full sets
 including debug/xdebug).
 The small install CD still can be used w/o much effort to install a system
 by either downloading the sets directly onto the target machine, or getting
 them e.g. from a local NFS server.
 Finding proper names for them and updating the install documentation is
 the hardest part. Second hardest part may be space issues on
 IIRC sysinst already recognizes the missing install sets and just deals
 with it, but would need a bit more testing once the real images exist.

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