Re: Bug#113794: Woody new install, problems with tasksel
Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> > Anthony Towns wrote:
> > > Actually debian-cd probably makes its own packages files and doesn't include
> > > the Task: overrides at all.
> > That's badly broken then.
> > Debian-cd people: Until debian-cd is fixed to propigate Task: fields out
> > from the arch's Packages files into the files it makes, tasksel will
> > not be usable from the CD's it produces. I consider this a release
> > critical bug..
> debian-cd does nothing else than using dpkg-scanpackages ... so this one
> needs to be fixed, not debian-cd.
> BTW, debian-cd uses dpkg-scanpackages from dpkg-multicd ... ie there's 2
> versions of dpkg-scanpackages that needs to be fixed. I'm ccing both
> What is the "Task: override" ? I know that packages have a Task: field but
> is there an override file like for sections ?
I have about no clue what you're talking about.
If you believe that dpkg-scanpackages from dpkg-multicd is broken,
please try out
is synced against dpkg-scanpackages from dpkg-dev 1.9.17. I haven't
noticed any change that would affect ``Task:'' headers, but...
If you still think there is a problem, please provide *INFORMATION*
about the problem so one can actually fix it. At the moment I don't
know what you want.
Unix is user friendly ... It's just picky about its friends.
Please always Cc to me when replying to me on the lists.