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Bug#101642: dbootstrap_settings and proxy

On Thu, Jun 21, 2001 at 07:03:39PM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
> Stephen R Marenka wrote:
> > This solution doesn't account for debootstrap's ability to install old
> > distributions such as potato (will be) and slink.
> I have no intention of trying to support installs of achived versions of
> debian in apt-setup and base-config. AJ can do anything he wants to in
> debootstrap, it might even be generally useful to be able to make a
> potato chroot, but I do not see the point of using woody boot floppies
> to install potato or sid.

potato and slink support in debootstrap are as much proof of concept
as anything. They might be useful for people doing backports to those
architectures maybe.


Anthony Towns <aj@humbug.org.au> <http://azure.humbug.org.au/~aj/>
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