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how to get base-*.tgz using only apt?


 I need to get (I don't say download) base-*tgz on a running Debian
system. I'd like to use only the information in sources.list to find the 
correct location of this file (either on the net or on cdrom or in a 
local mirror).

 My aim is to create a root filesystem for network-boot using only apt.
I guess unpacking base-*.tgz and then chrooting/using apt is the right way
to do it. 

 Do you think it's possible or must I use a source selection dialog (as in



Sebastien CHAUMAT           
Ecole Normale Superieure     Laboratoire de Physique
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