[CentOS-devel] Re: CD to DVD script

Akemi Yagi amyagi at gmail.com
Fri Apr 13 21:22:13 UTC 2007

On 4/13/07, Phil Schaffner <Philip.R.Schaffner at nasa.gov> wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-04-05 at 08:46 -0700, Akemi Yagi wrote:
> > On Wed, 04 Apr 2007 15:47:49 -0700, Akemi Yagi wrote:

> Updated the script again adding the createrepo line (thanks Akemi) and
> additional sanity checks.  See attached text file.  Now works for "FTP
> like tree" (as well as for ISO images) with CentOS-5 final, EXCEPT for
> creating a suitable .discinfo file if one does not already exist.  Any
> help in modifying the script to create a .discinfo file "on-the-fly"
> would be appreciated.

If the original CDs do not contain a .discinfo file, would it still be
necessary to create one?  If the absense of .discinfo chokes some
installer, then the same installer would not work with the original
CDs either.  In particular, if the script is meant for CentOS5, the
.discinfo file exists on CD, so there should not be a problem...


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