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




On Wed 07 Nov 2018 at 19:55:28 +0100, Pascal Hambourg wrote:

> Le 06/11/2018 à 20:17, Brian a écrit :
> > On Tue 06 Nov 2018 at 00:52:28 +0000, Steve McIntyre wrote:
> > 
> > > If you're using a netinst, you're *really* expected to use a
> > > mirror. If you're not, you should know what you're doing to fix
> > > any issues you find like this.
> (...)
> > This issue is simply a bug and there is nothing flagged up in the Guide
> > to indicate that not choosing a mirror is bad or to help a user avoid
> > this bug or similar ones. Blaming the victim (...you should know what
> > you're doing...) is not helpful.
> 
> Please don't call me a victim ! It is advertised that "netinst" images are
> intended to be used with a network mirror. I am a big boy and I have been
> warned. Yes, it is a bug, but a minor one IMO, and 3 out of the 4 conditions
> required to trigger it are under the user's control.

You have completely missed the point.

There is no requirement to use a network mirror. I gave a quote from an
authoritative source. Care to back *your* case up.

The bug is incidental to the point I made.

-- 
Brian