[Mageia-discuss] Suggestions for the ISO

Marc Paré marc at marcpare.com
Fri Nov 5 05:53:43 CET 2010

Le 2010-11-04 04:00, Margot a écrit :
> Blank CDs and DVDs are very cheap now in most Western countries,
> and they weigh very little, so rather than wasting packagers' time
> creating new ISOs all the time why don't we just offer to send 2
> discs - one with the original ISO and one with all recent updates?
> Communities - and individuals willing to post to others where there
> is no local community - could then keep a stock of the original ISO
> discs and burn as required up-to-date copies of the contents of the
> 'updates' branch of the appropriate tree from a mirror.
> -- Margot ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> **Otford Ducks Computers** We teach, you learn... ...and, if you don't
> do your homework, we set the cat on you!
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Hi Margot:

You are correct. We are just discussing if we should be adding the 
recent updates at all. With adding updates, there are still bug 
considerations and the user may in fact install a distro that may fail 
just by adding the most recent updates.

But yes, the original ISO would be provided by the local community in 


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