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Re: request that base gets testing by test groups

On Thu, Nov 25, 1999 at 02:06:13AM +0200, Shaul Karl wrote:
> > As you may know, at this point, boot-floppies itself is not yet
> > alpha-ready.  However, I do think we can proceeding on significant
> > testing of the base system itself, apart from the boot-floppies.
> > 
> > 'base', as you may know, is the set of packages or even partial
> > packages built by the boot-floppies.  You can install it even just by
> > untarring it and chrooting to it.
> > A current base is at:
> >   http://www.debian.org/~aph/boot-floppies/19991118/bf-common.tar.gz

So try
$ cd /tmp
$ wget http://www.debian.org/~aph/boot-floppies/19991118/bf-common.tar.gz
$ su -
# mkdir /tmp/basetest
# cd /tmp/basetest
# tar zxpvf /tmp/bf-common.tar.gz
# chroot .

and you're done.



  Julian Gilbey, Dept of Maths, QMW, Univ. of London. J.D.Gilbey@qmw.ac.uk
        Debian GNU/Linux Developer,  see http://www.debian.org/~jdg

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