Re: local base-installer is ignored
|--==> Joey Hess writes:
>>How do you fix this?
JH> AFAIK anna does not look in local, only main. Though the changelog for
JH> version 0.008 makes me wonder if it did before. This would probably need
JH> to be fixed in both anna and the retreivers and the retreiver protocol,
JH> though it might be possible to just hack local support into
JH> cdrom-retreiver and make it return a combined Packages file to anna.
It seems that cdrom-retriever does care about both main and local:
components="`grep ^Components: $Release | cut -d' ' -f2-`"
for comp in $components; do
and my debian-cd generated Release file is ok (both main and local are
The strange thing is that I know for sure that it was possible to load
home made udebs from the local component (that's what I did for
A/DeMuDi 1.2.0, but I do not need extra udebs anymore), and I believe
it's still possible to do it. I don't understand why this doesn't
apply to the base-installer udeb too..
Anyway the simplest thing is that #254996 gets fixed, is there any
chance to get it into Sarge? I can work on it, just tell what approach