[Mageia-dev] Mirror layout, round two

Thomas Backlund tmb at iki.fi
Tue Nov 30 14:48:08 CET 2010

Michael Scherer skrev 30.11.2010 14:23:
> Le mardi 30 novembre 2010 à 07:50 -0300, Balcaen John a écrit :
>> Le mardi 30 novembre 2010 07:37:42, Thomas Backlund a écrit :
>>> So, after reading all different opinions here and discussing with
>>> founders, here is the idea:
>>> We start of with  3 medias: core, nonfree, tainted and 3 debug medias:
>>> debug_core, debug_nonfree, debug_tainted. In order to avoid confusion,
>>> we wont use the name "restricted" as it was used in MDV commercial
>>> products.
>> [...]
>>> We wont blindly import every package from cooker, instead  we'll
>>> start off the import with basesystem (as in bootable system with
>>> shell access), compiler and rpm tools (and of course their buildtime
>>> depencies). When all of that is imported and rebuilt, we have a working
>>> buildsystem / base to build from.
>> Are you (not specifically you thomas :p)  going to check again the basesystem
>> dependencies/requirements, if i remember correctly the basesystem in mandriva is
>> not anymore a « real » basesystem ?
> The explicit goal is to be able to boot, and start bash. Not bash and be
> able to do anything useful with it :)
> ( ok, maybe a script with /dev/tcp to say "hello" on irc ).
> So if basesystem as a rpm is not enough, we will import what is needed
> to complete it.

or basesystem-minimal :)


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