Bug#132350: basedebs.tgz not gzipped
On Mon, Feb 04, 2002 at 08:14:48PM -0700, Chris Tillman wrote:
> > 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)
Actually, it should be basedebs.tar. (The stuff inside it is already
gzipped so it's not worth gzipping again).
> If you verify it's OK, could you just send a message to
Anthony Towns <firstname.lastname@example.org> <http://azure.humbug.org.au/~aj/>
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