cvs commit: src/usr.sbin/sysinstall sysinstall.8

Murray Stokely murray at freebsdmall.com
Mon Mar 21 06:55:09 PST 2005


On Mon, Mar 21, 2005 at 08:03:28AM -0500, John Baldwin wrote:
> On Thursday 17 March 2005 08:05 pm, Murray Stokely wrote:
> > murray      2005-03-18 01:05:46 UTC
> >
> >   FreeBSD src repository
> >
> >   Modified files:
> >     usr.sbin/sysinstall  sysinstall.8
> >   Log:
> >   Use the correct variable name for the description of multi-volume
> >   support in cdrom.inf.  Should be CD_VOLUME.
> 
> Hmm, so do we need to include "CD_VOLUME" entries in cdrom.inf now?

It has been an optional entry for 2 years.  It should not be added to
cdrom.inf unless the INDEX file has also been modified with an
additional column to specify the volume of each package.  For 5.4 and
beyond we'll want to make sure this gets added to the cdrom.inf and
that the multivolume INDEX is used.  We can ensure that this happens
by better integration of your python package split script with
src/release/Makefile, and a release knob that adds this line to
cdrom.inf when a multivolume setup is built.

	- Murray


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