[CentOS-devel] DVD split media

Karanbir Singh mail-lists at karan.org
Mon Jun 30 16:26:52 UTC 2014

On 06/30/2014 05:23 PM, Anssi Johansson wrote:
> 30.6.2014 19.11, Karanbir Singh kirjoitti:
>>> If packages on DVD#2 aren't installed by a rpm dep from packages on DVD
>>> #1, and that those packages aren't referenced in the comps.xml (that can
>>> force packages to be installed without any rpm dep), I'd be inclined to
>>> skip dvd #2, and just have all those packages on the mirrors (and
>>> included in the distro-everything.iso, that can be used on a usb stick)
>> we'd need to be very very sure that dvd#2 does not get anything that
>> might otherwise get used from the installer.
> I can see one possible problem: someone adds an external repository in 
> the installer, and that external repo has dependencies on CentOS 
> packages that aren't on DVD1.

And we also need to make sure that all the content needed to build the
installer itself is present on the DVD1 repos

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