RE: debootstrap's basic package list
i dunno what effect running cdebootstrap on your existing screwup will have
but i would strongly advise starting again
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Haines Brown [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: 23 August 2004 01:32
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> Subject: Re: debootstrap's basic package list
> > the trouble with debootstrap is that unless you have a very recent
> > version of the package list (or are installing stable) it tends to
> > get broken by dependency problems
> > cdebootstrap works muc better (though unfortunately woody doesn't
> > have it and there doesn't seem to be a backport either)
> My running system is sarge, and so I had no trouble installing
> I assume that I can simply redo the cross-install with it and it will
> overwrite packages having versions it doesn't like. Am I likely to run
> into the problem of having to downgrade packages? Your description of
> cdebootstrap makes it sound as though this is not likely to happen.
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