Bug#58597: marked as done (base-config: Unpacks but does not configure packages.)
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From: "Karl M. Hegbloom" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: base-config: Unpacks but does not configure packages.
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I don't know if this belongs to `base-config' or to `tasksel'.
Useing a home-made CD from a fresh mirror (as of 2000.02.20) and a
CVS home-built copy of boot-floppies, I ran a test install into a
After selecting "simple", and picking a few things in `tasksel', it
started unpacking things, etc. I configured a few things with
`debconf', and it continued... It unpacked a bunch of stuff, and
then suddenly I had a blue dialog screen of `base-config'(?)
finishing up prior to dropping me at the "login" prompt.
After I logged in, I found that none or many of the packages had been
configured. I needed to run `dpkg --configure --pending'. I don't
know if there had been an `apt' error or what... it didn't stop so I
could read any error prints; it flipped up the dialog without a
-- System Information
Debian Release: 2.2
Kernel Version: Linux bittersweet 2.2.14 #3 Tue Jan 18 11:39:58 PST 2000 i586 unknown
Versions of the packages tasksel depends on:
ii libc6 2.1.3-2 GNU C Library: Shared libraries and Timezone
ii slang1 1.3.9-1 The S-Lang programming library - runtime ver
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Date: 21 Feb 2000 09:58:40 -0000
From: Joey Hess <email@example.com>
Subject: Bug#58597: fixed in base-config 0.20
We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
base-config, which has been installed in the Debian FTP archive:
Note that this package is not part of the released stable Debian
distribution. It may have dependencies on other unreleased software,
or other instabilities. Please take care if you wish to install it.
The update will eventually make its way into the next released Debian
A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is
Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed. If you
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Date: Sun, 20 Feb 2000 20:41:32 -0800
Architecture: source i386
Distribution: frozen unstable
Maintainer: Joey Hess <email@example.com>
base-config - Debian base configuration package
Closes: 58594 58597 58598
base-config (0.20) frozen unstable; urgency=low
* The "left holding the bag" release.
* Fixed hostname in file:/ URI problem. Closes: #58594
* Default contrib to true if they select non-free.
* After tasksel, now installs packages via
/usr/lib/dpkg/methods/apt/install. This handles packages that fail to
install, etc, and is already well tested since it's used in dselect.
If it returns a nonzero exit code, ask the user if they want to try again.
* Clean up dbootstrap droppings in the form of /etc/pcmcia and
/lib/modules/`uname -r`/pcmcia, which are not registered with dpkg.
766a1480df012196646223b626ed9945 523 admin optional base-config_0.20.dsc
8d23a81de403fa77d64fc741aa7b6fc7 28175 admin optional base-config_0.20.tar.gz
9a5ba9b3f1402f2e929a4ea9f61ede9b 33446 admin optional base-config_0.20_i386.deb
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