Bug#56934: marked as done (boot floppies)
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From: Johno Sullivan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: boot floppies
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I started installing from a fresh mirror on a local harddisk. The mirror
doesn't include the sources branches. The installation won't proceed past
the "selecting installation medium" stage without finding
main/source/Sources, contrib/source/Sources and non-free/source/Sources.
I touched the files from /dev/tty2 to continue with the installation.
Either the files shouldn't be required (my opinion) or if they are
required they should have to be in a valid Sources format (whatever that
looks like) :) I don't think people should have to mirror all the sources
just to be able to install from binary-i386 etc..
Apart from that, I did two installations last night and I think the new
boot-floppies are much better.
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Date: Mon, 7 Feb 2000 13:50:05 -0800
From: Joey Hess <email@example.com>
To: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com,
Subject: Re: Fixed in NMU base-config 0.16
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In-Reply-To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>; from email@example.com on Mon, Feb 07, 2000 at 11:50:17AM -0000
> severity 53439 fixed
> severity 53440 fixed
> severity 56602 fixed
> severity 56666 fixed
> severity 56934 fixed
> This message was generated automatically in response to a
> non-maintainer upload. The .changes file follows.
> Format: 1.6
> Date: Sun, 6 Feb 2000 14:02:50 -0800
> Source: base-config
> Binary: base-config
> Architecture: source i386
> Version: 0.16
> Distribution: frozen unstable
> Urgency: low
> Maintainer: Joey Hess <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> base-config - Debian base configuration package
> Closes: 53439 53440 56602 56666 56934
> base-config (0.16) frozen unstable; urgency=low
> * Release manager: this needs to go into frozen for the same reason
> boot-floppies releases still go into frozen -- some of the bugfixes below
> can prevent installation of Debian for people, and are thus critical bug
> fixes even though the bugs are not so marked. Others are critical
> usability fixes.
> * Call tasksel with new -r and -i flags, to mark all required and important
> packages for install automatically.
> * Prompt for full username with medium priority, not low. Closes: #56602
> * apt-setup changes:
> - First try just adding the "deb" entry. If that succeeds, try
> adding the "deb-src" entry also, but if that fails, keep the working
> "deb" entry. Closes: #53440, #56934
> - Remove tempfiles.
> - Removed "nfs server" from list since it confused people.
> - Instead of "manual entry", I now have "edit sources list by hand",
> which just runs an editor on sources.list and tests the result, since
> many people complained the earlier interface wasn't powerful enough.
> - Changed "aptconf" to "apt-setup" in template names.
> - Added support for non-us. This is pretty rudimentry for now; it always
> uses non-us.debian.org. Full support for chosing a non-us mirror will
> be added for woody. Closes: #53439
> * Clear the screen on exit and in several places inside apt-setup
> Closes: #56666
> * TODO list updates.
> b1cb40bc55bb2efa5bf550616ef47d1e 552 admin optional base-config_0.16.dsc
> 4c529ddfd40ae1dea69faf13cfbd8add 27098 admin optional base-config_0.16.tar.gz
> 8f352f9c97feeb219f24e3774fae322b 31606 admin optional base-config_0.16_i386.deb
see shy jo