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Bug#144452: boot-floppies: base-config apt-setup loads stable packages, not woody, leading to conflicts

Package: boot-floppies
Version: N/A; reported 2002-04-24
Severity: critical
Tags: patch
Justification: breaks unrelated software

I did a new install of woody using the cvs from a few days ago. After
rebooting and configuring the base system, I saw a few conflicts as 
packages were being unpacked. I wrote some bugs against those packages, 
and it turned out that base-config was installing potato packages, not
woody. Those conflicted with the woody packages that had already been
installed by debootstrap.

After investigation, I found that the dbootstrap_settings file created
by dbootstrap did not have executable permissions. This causes base-config
to assume a stable system, because the variables contained in the file
are not set. 

I patched util.c in cvs to chmod the file after creating it.

Woody must not release without a new build of boot-floppies! This 
would be serious egg on the face.

-- System Information
Debian Release: 3.0
Architecture: powerpc
Kernel: Linux iMacBlue 2.4.16-newpmac #1 Mon Jan 7 20:51:25 EST 2002 ppc

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