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Re: debian-9.5.0-amd64-xfce-CD-1.iso missing files for install without mirror




On Sun 04 Nov 2018 at 15:51:21 (+0100), Pascal Hambourg wrote:
> Le 04/11/2018 à 14:52, Steve McIntyre a écrit :
> > Pascal Hambourg wrote:
> > In article <d495e992-2b66-2ecf-6219-6f8c157b7424@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> you write:
> > > Le 04/11/2018 à 01:23, Steve McIntyre a écrit :
> > > > 
> > > > As I just wrote elsewhere, it looks like a bug in
> > > > the security.d.o infrastructure. I'm chasing that now.
> > > 
> > > Do you mean that all packages with Priority: standard and their
> > > dependencies are supposed to be present in installation CD images ?
> > 
> > Correct. That's part of the design. It works well, until reality
> > changes underneath us like this. :-)
> 
> Well, if I am counting right, this is not true for the multi-arch
> netinst image :
> - 85 packages found in the main section for i386.
> - Only 43 packages found in the multi-arch CD image main section.
> 
> Is it an exception because a netinst image is not supposed to be used
> without a mirror ?

I was under the impression that "netinst" stood for "network installer",
so the image only contains what's essential to bootstrap a standard
system (or greater) from the network (Internet or local mirror).

Cheers,
David.