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Re: CD and DVD ISO images



On Jan 25, 2008 6:21 PM, John Summerfield <debian herakles homelinux org> wrote:
> William Hooper wrote:
> > On Jan 25, 2008 4:19 PM, Arthur Pemberton <pemboa gmail com> wrote:
> >> I have "Bob" the link to the fedora unity spins page
> >> Bob was able to read the page
> >> Bob was able to detect that though the page, he could get the CD ISOs
> >> Bob was able to click the links and get to the message where he was
> >> told abotu jigdo and given the jigdo file to download
> >> Bob then concluded that jigdo was Linux only, so gave up as he was on Windows
> >
> > Way be when I first looked at downloading Debian, I had a similar
> > experience.  The difference was that I see no value in having to
> > download and install a special program that I'm going to only use once
> > to download one thing.  I already have ways of downloading files via
> > ftp, http, etc., why do I need to mess with this new program?
> >
> > At the time that lead me to Red Hat ISOs, because I didn't have to do
> > anything out of the ordinary to get them.
> >
>
> Nor did you ever need to with Debian. Jigdo is good when you can do one
> of these:
> 1. Refresh an ISO to a respin
> 2. Download most of the files from an advantageous mirror that does not
> carry the ISO. It might be from your own personal mirror.
> 3. Create different-sized ISOs from those you already have (see the
> subject line)
>
> If you want CD or DVD ISOs and the size you want is on your best mirror,
> there is no point to jigdo.


So mirrors will be asked to mirror every Fedora Spin for the foreseeable future?



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