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Re: Bug#100996: To Stephen



On Wed, Jun 20, 2001 at 12:24:49PM -0600, Matt Kraai wrote:

> That's not true.  If the information about which packages
> constituted the base system was stored elsewhere (such as in the
> Section fields of the Package file) then it wouldn't be necessary
> to update debootstrap each time the list of base packages changed.

not all archetectures need the same base packages though.  powerpc for
example needs hfsutils, no other archetecture needs that package so
why force it on them?  unless you get really hackish and have some
wierd archetecture list in with the hypothetical base feild. 

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

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