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Re: base*.tgz is gone, and why it's gone



On Sun, Jun 17, 2001 at 04:13:35PM +1000, Brian May wrote:
> 
> Why not?

because deboostrap chroots into the target and runs the dpkg it
extracted there to install the rest of the base packages (and to
reinstall all the packages it unpacked manually with ar|gzip|tar

> (never having used debootstrap yet, just curious)

play with it a bit, and you will see.  

-- 
Ethan Benson
http://www.alaska.net/~erbenson/

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