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Re: b-f build, with debootstrap-0.1.12

Richard Hirst writes:
 > On Wed, Jun 20, 2001 at 12:13:12PM -0400, Adam Di Carlo wrote:
 > > Richard Hirst <rhirst@linuxcare.com> writes:
 > > 
 > > >   scripts/rootdisk/SMALL_BASE_LIST_all will need a new entry for woody.debs
 > > > for debootstrap-0.1.12.  Havn't committed, because I don't know if all archs
 > > > have 0.1.12 in place yet.
 > > 
 > > Assume yes.  The only lagging arch is powerpc and I can take care of
 > > that one.
 > > 
 > > Can you explain what is in this file?
 > woody.debs is basically the list of debs that debootstrap will install to
 > set up the target system.  It has special case handling for particular

Why can't the information contained in this file be generated
automatically either from the override or Packages file?

 > architectures.  Until recently it was part of the woody' script, but
 > has been split off in to a seperate file.  Done to make supporting the
 > --print-debs option easier, I guess.

Jeff Sheinberg  <jeffsh@erols.com>

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