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Bug#133882: boot-floppies: dbootstrap hangs after installing base system

reassign 133822 debootstrap

On Fri, 2002-02-15 at 10:24, Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 14, 2002 at 02:36:43PM +0000, Phil Blundell wrote:
> > On Thu, 2002-02-14 at 14:28, Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña wrote:
> > > Attached are the aforementioned files.... what is causing this? why does
> > > debconf send mails upon base installation? (if it does)
> > 
> > Here's the text of the message.  I don't know exactly what the cause of
> > the hang was, but it looks like you may have made some mistake when
> > configuring exim.  As to the original mail from debconf, I would start
> > by filing a bug against ssh.
> 	Remember that this was just after installing the base system
> through the first-time installation. Obviously, I did not configure exim
> at all there. That's just after the tar.gz is pushed into the mounted (and
> formatted) partitions....

Sorry, yeah.  I'd somehow got the idea that this was happening during
base-config.  Joey's suggestion for having debootstrap suppress debconf
mails during the initial setup of base packages seems like the right
thing - it's clearly not a good idea for packages to be trying to send
mail before the administrator has been given a chance to configure
exim.  So: reassigning to debootstrap.


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