how to jigdo download a fedora 8 re-spin in one easy step?

Ed Greshko Ed.Greshko at
Wed Dec 26 12:00:13 UTC 2007

Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>   for the first time, i'd like to download the fedora 8 x86_64 re-spin
> and, to be frank, there's not a single web page i've found that tells
> me how to use jigdo to do it.
>   i've perused the tutorials and HOWTOs at and
> followed links, and i'm now fairly conversant on the rationale behind
> re-spins and why jigdo was developed and a whole lot of other stuff
> but i've yet to find a single page that says, "oh, you want a re-spin?
> follow these steps."
>   seriously, this is what i think has been a fundamental failing of a
> lot of online fedora documentation -- the notion of a simple "recipe":
> do these things, and you will get what you want.  instead, there's
> typically a great deal of philosophical substantiation, while the poor
> reader is just sitting there, thinking, "well, yeah, but i just want
> to *do* something, so how do i *do* it?"  (it's sort of like, when i
> ask someone for the time, i want them to tell me the time, i don't
> need to be told how to build a watch.)
>   so, really, when i decided to grab a re-spin, i figured to invest a
> minute or two googling, find the command, and run it.  i'm still
> looking.  why is it typically this time-consuming?

Not 100% sure what you are asking...but are you seeking for guidance?

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