FreeBSD 12.1 i386 CD #1 image size not compatible with intended medium standard size
steve at sohara.org
Tue Jun 16 13:22:25 UTC 2020
On Tue, 16 Jun 2020 08:20:45 -0400 (EDT)
Daniel Feenberg <feenberg at nber.org> wrote:
> On Tue, 16 Jun 2020, Steve O'Hara-Smith wrote:
> > On Tue, 16 Jun 2020 12:27:28 +0200
> > Polytropon <freebsd at edvax.de> wrote:
> >> When will FreeBSD supply a CD image file that can actually be
> >> used with normal CD media again without requiring a workaround
> >> and possibly breaking the result?
> > Shortly after someone figures out how to and submits an
> > acceptable patch - you may be the first to have been inconvenienced by
> > this, it's been a long time since I used a CD.
> That is rather disengenuous. Is there any chance a patch that removed
> some packageswould be accepted?
I'd expect a patch on foot of a bug saying disc1 no longer fits on
a CD would at least be considered.
> Hasn't the decision already been made that there is no problem? I am
That is not clear to me, the size could easily have crept over
without anyone noticing given that CDs are near obsolete.
It may well take a bug to draw attention to it.
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