Re: Tasksel: how to create custom tasks?
Quoting Konstantinos Margaritis (email@example.com):
> On Τετ 22 Δεκ 2004 11:08, Christian Perrier wrote:
> > (please keep firstname.lastname@example.org CC'ed to answers as I'm
> > currently out of access to my Debian mail)
> > How can I really build my own custom task?
> I had the same problem and no matter what I did with tasksel and its
> tasks it did not work. Eventually I found out that I had to create my
> own task overrides list so that this will get used when I create the
> Packages file.
Thanks for your answer. My concern is working with a mirror I don't
want to "hack"...
I found another way which seems to work:
I create onera-tasks.desc:
This task provides software for ONERA purposes.
That one is dropped in /usr/share/tasksel (via
Besides this, I have this ugly script named "onera-list":
which I drop in /usr/lib/tasksel/packages (again in base-config/early_command)
Then, running tasksel allows choosing the "onera" task and this is
preseedable as well.