On Sunday,  9 November 2003 at 17:17:22 -0800, Kris Kennaway wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 10, 2003 at 02:12:56AM +0100, Alex de Kruijff wrote:
>> On Sun, Nov 09, 2003 at 05:07:21PM -0800, Kris Kennaway wrote:
>>> On Mon, Nov 10, 2003 at 01:49:59AM +0100, Alex de Kruijff wrote:
>>>> On Sun, Nov 09, 2003 at 04:32:24PM +0000, Matthew Seaman wrote:
>>>>> On Mon, Nov 10, 2003 at 01:17:20AM +1030, Andrew wrote:
>>>>>> I have been trying to get FreeBSD 5.2 installed but i am unable to find
>>>>>> all the packages that are required on the official cd-rom set i brought.
>>>>>> i have tryed installing by FTP and i am still unable to find them
>>>>>> This gouies for instant-workstation
>>>>> Hmmm... It seems you've gone astray in time.  FreeBSD 5.2 has yet to
>>>>> be released.  See
>>>>> http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/articles/5-roadmap/schedule.html
>>>>> Perhaps you mean 5.1 ?
>>>>> You won't find all possible packages on the CD Rom set as there's
>>>>> simply far too much stuff to fit onto the CDs.
>>>> Instant-workstation is a wraparound for a couple of high used ports on a
>>>> workstation. All the packages of all the ports its points to should be
>>>> on the CDrom.
>>> Not that I could see..
>> I didn't very this manualy so I could be wrong. It would be a bit
>> unlogicaly to not include packages that are refered to as bing a
>> instant workstation, since a lot of ppl would get the idee to install
>> it.
> instant-workstation is not included on cd#1.  As stated, there isn't
> enough space for everything.

Instant-workstation itself is tiny.  It consists of dependencies and a
few small configuration files.  It's mainly a matter of coordination
with release engineering.

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