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Bug#58597: base-config: Unpacks but does not configure packages.

Package: base-config
Version: 1.0-7
Severity: normal

 I don't know if this belongs to `base-config' or to `tasksel'.

 Useing a home-made CD from a fresh mirror (as of 2000.02.20) and a
 CVS home-built copy of boot-floppies, I ran a test install into a

 After selecting "simple", and picking a few things in `tasksel', it
 started unpacking things, etc.  I configured a few things with
 `debconf', and it continued...  It unpacked a bunch of stuff, and
 then suddenly I had a blue dialog screen of `base-config'(?)
 finishing up prior to dropping me at the "login" prompt.

 After I logged in, I found that none or many of the packages had been
 configured.  I needed to run `dpkg --configure --pending'.  I don't
 know if there had been an `apt' error or what...  it didn't stop so I
 could read any error prints; it flipped up the dialog without a

-- System Information
Debian Release: 2.2
Kernel Version: Linux bittersweet 2.2.14 #3 Tue Jan 18 11:39:58 PST 2000 i586 unknown

Versions of the packages tasksel depends on:
ii  libc6          2.1.3-2        GNU C Library: Shared libraries and Timezone
ii  slang1         1.3.9-1        The S-Lang programming library - runtime ver

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