Bug#95921: superformat isn't on root.bin or installed by debootstrap
On Wed, 2 May 2001, Anthony Towns wrote:
> On Tue, May 01, 2001 at 03:14:17AM -0500, Adam Heath wrote:
> > On Wed, 2 May 2001, Anthony Towns wrote:
> > > Anyway, debootstrap 0.1.7 is in incoming now, fixing this and a handful
> > > of other bugs. It kind-of works with sid (assuming you have a mirror
> > > that's not half out of date like ftp.d.o...), except that the dpkg
> > > segfault bug has gotten worse, so it doesn't get anywhere at all anymore.
> > > debootstrap sid sid-chroot http://ftp.kernel.org/debian /usr/lib/debootstrap/scripts/woody
> > I can't duplicate this. The only suites avaiable to 0.1.7 are slink, potato,
> > and woody. There is no sid.
> So use the command you quoted just above, which'll use the woody script to
> build a sid chroot.
yes, I saw that I could do that, before I hit send on the mail, but sometimes
my fingers do their own thing, and send mails anyways.
To address the problem, dpkg 1.9.4, which was just recently installed, allows
debootstrap to run all the way thru, without having to call dpkg in a loop,
because of segfaults.
Here's to hoping dpkg is finally fixed.