From: Wesley Darlington (wesley at domain yelsew.com)
Date: Fri 20 Sep 2002 - 10:37:03 IST
On Fri, Sep 20, 2002 at 10:03:02AM +0100, Satelle, StevenX wrote:
> Does anyone know how important the TRANS.BL file on debian cd's is? What I'm
> doing is dumping the contents the 7 deb3 cd's into one dir and having just
> one apt-source intead of rooting out the cd's each time I want to install.
> I'm going to run dpkg-scanpackages to build new Contents.gz files but was
> wondering what the TRANS file is for since it is in nearly every directory
> and I don't want to have to recreate them as well
I have a notion that they're an artefact of iso creation, something to do
with long filenames (and directory paths?) being mapped to shorter ones.
If this is the case, you can happily ignore these files.
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