Re: debootstrap: option to install locales packages with the base stuff
Eduard Bloch wrote:
> I would like to see the attached patch included into debootstrap. The
> idea is: if you set a environment variable, it will install the locales
> package (and depending debconf package).
Any progress on this?
> My plan is: the i18n enabled boot floppies call debootstrap with this
> environment, so locales are installed with the simplest configuration.
> Then we preset it's debconf settings to generate localisation files for
> the currently used locales (on boot floppies) and set this locale as
Makes sense so far.
> After the installation, when base-config will (as first) first force the
> reconfiguration of debconf
> then ask whether the user wishes to change
> the localisation settings and reconfigure locales pacakge.
> Another thing in this patch is pppoeconf. This could be enabled in
> base-config as alternative to pppconfig, since it configures DSL
> connection (what pppconfig does not) and is much simpler to use. And it
> has only 15kB size.
It's too late to do this for woody, IMHO. pppconfig has had relatively a
lot more testing. (haha.)
see shy jo