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Re: debootstrap not working in boot floppies 3.0.13

Le Wed, Sep 05, 2001 at 10:32:33AM +1000, Anthony Towns écrivait:
> On Wed, Aug 29, 2001 at 03:05:02PM -0800, Ethan Benson wrote:
> > sounds like an excellent reason debootstrap should NOT include
> > non-free in the list of Packages files it requires.  
> Ethan, take a pill already. You don't have to make every email a flame.
> In debian-cd's case, it shouldn't list non-free in its Component field
> of its Release file if it's not going to include a non-free Packages file.

Why don't you reassign it then ? You've got luck that I've seen this mail
here ... i'm the submitter and never got a direct answer. :-(

Anyway, yes debian-cd copies the Release file from the mirror without
changing the "Components" part, but it creates the Packages.gz file for
non-free only if NONFREE=1 ... i'm going to change that right now. So
CVS debian-cd should be fixed.

I'll probably upload 2.2.8 once someone confirmed me that my fix is


PS: Nevertheless, a bit more sanity checking for debootstrap would be
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