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Re: Next attempt to add Blends to Debian installer

On Tue, Jan 11, 2022 at 12:51:45AM +0000, Seth Arnold wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 10, 2022 at 08:02:50PM +0100, Philip Hands wrote:
> > The only missing bit AFAIK is getting the step where tasksel gets
> > installed into the target system, and then run, to be able to grab the
> > version of tasksel to use from an alternative apt repository (which is
> > already being created as part of the salsa-CI pipeline I've got setup),
> Is installing tasksel actually necessary? apt understands tasks, eg:
> apt install lamp-server^
> https://shantanugoel.com/2010/10/23/apt-get-caret/
> https://askubuntu.com/questions/211912/
> I believe this works even if tasksel isn't installed on the target system.

Yes, but that doesn't give a user a friendly way to select a task.

If you know the task then yes, that's plenty, but there's more at play here.


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