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Bug#132350: basedebs.tgz not gzipped

On Mon, Feb 04, 2002 at 01:13:56PM -0500, Mike Charlton wrote:
> Package: boot-floppies
> Version: 3.0.17
> I hope I'm submitting this for the right package.  I tried installing Woody 
> from floppies on Feb 2, 2002.  The installer didn't like the base disks (it 
> couldn't recognize the first disk as a base disk).  I used dd to move all 
> the disks over and catted them into a basedebs.tgz (first checking that 
> this produced the exact same result as basedebs.tgz).
> Using the basedebs.tgz resulted in the installer complaining that gunzip 
> failed.  I gzipped the file and everything worked.

According to a message from aj, this should be fixed by now. (That is,
the basedebs.tgz on the mirrors should be a real .tgz)

If you verify it's OK, could you just send a message to


*------v--------- Installing Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 --------v------*
|      <http://www.debian.org/releases/woody/installmanual>      |
|   debian-imac (potato): <http://debian-imac.sourceforge.net>   |
|            Chris Tillman        tillman@azstarnet.com          |
|                   May the Source be with you                   |

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