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Re: [Bug-xorriso] ISO installer image: GPT versus MBR partitions

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: [Bug-xorriso] ISO installer image: GPT versus MBR partitions
Date: Sat, 27 Apr 2019 15:20:02 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.2 (gnu/linux)

Hi Thomas,

"Thomas Schmitt" <address@hidden> skribis:

> I asked Danny, whether the download servers could offer two partition
> table variations of the ISOs: GPT and MBR (both with APM/HFS+).
> Goal would be to gain experience with MBR and to finally replace GPT
> by that layout.
> He expressed the hope that other members of Guix could answer this.

I don’t feel like distributing two variants of the ISO per architecture.
In addition to the fact that it would take up more space on the GNU
servers, I suspect few users would know which one to choose (I
wouldn’t.)  It’s also something other distros don’t do: you get only one
ISO per architecture.


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