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Re: debootstrap not working in boot floppies 3.0.13

On Sun, Sep 09, 2001 at 09:13:15PM +0200, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> Le Wed, Sep 05, 2001 at 10:32:33AM +1000, Anthony Towns écrivait:
> > 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. :-(

This is #110552 then?

> 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.

If you're generating the Packages files, you may as well generate the
Release file too, rather than copying it at all. Limiting "Architectures:"
and "Components:" to just those that're on the CD would make sense,
I think, at least.

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



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