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New CDbuilder Server Improves Debian Infrastructure

Article Source Debian Weekly News
March 16, 2010, 10:06 am
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New cdbuilder server improves Debian infrastructure     press< at >debian.org
March 3rd, 2010                 http://www.debian.org/News/2010/20100316
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New cdbuilder server improves Debian infrastructure

Today, the Debian project administrators are activating a new cdbuilder
server. The server computes the official Debian ISO images once all
software packages are ready for a new Debian release. While the old
system needed 20 hours to build the ISOs, the new server needs less than
two hours for the same job.

Debian users download ISO images and burn them on CD or DVD to create
their Debian installation media. "Building ISO images in a fast way is a
critical task for every Debian release. Once all the packages are ready,
everyone is waiting for the new ISO images to become available. With
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