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Old 06-29-2005, 08:41 AM   #1
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"FC4-i386-SRPMS-disc1.iso" OR "FC4-i386-disc1.iso"

Fedora 4:

I real basic question - which .iso files do I download
"FC4-i386-SRPMS-disc1.iso" OR "FC4-i386-disc1.iso"? Are both types required, what's the difference between the two?

I'm using the following mirror
and will probably download the dvd.iso - out of interest would this be a composite of the SRPMS or non-SRPMS files?

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Old 06-29-2005, 08:44 AM   #2
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If you are trying to install Fedora then you would need i386 ones. SRPMS are the source rpms. i386 one contains packages build from SPRMS. SPRMS are generally not required.

Edit: SRPMS are generally not required for the initial installation but should you get into building RPMS then you would need source rpms.

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Ah - that makes sense - being open source and all.

Cheers Tex, that clears that up.


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