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Re: Help with modification on the Debian installer (tasksel)

On Wed, Jun 01, 2005 at 07:22:25AM +0200, nidr wrote:
> I want to modify the Debian installer. 
> So I've downloaded the source of tasksel 2.23 and made a deb from the
> source with the "dpkg-buildpackage -rfakeroot" command. And replaced my
> "unofficial" tasksel_2.23_all.deb file with the original one in the
> pool/main/t/tasksel directory on my sarge iso.
> So I thought this would work (just for testing purpose atm), but I get
> an error under the installation procedure "Installing the Debian base
> system":
> Validating tasksel...
> Debootstrap Error
> Couldn't download tasksel.
> I've updated the md5sums.txt file with the command "find -follow -type
> f` > md5sum.txt"
> I've also updated the md5sum in the Packages.gz files located in
> dists/sarge/main/binary-i386/ and dists/testing/main/binary-i386/
> What am I doing wrong?
> I haven't modified the source at all, just made a .deb out of the
> original tasksel 2.23 source.
> -Thanks for any input.

Have you seen the thread from 2004-12-22 on this mailinglist?
It is about creating a custom tasksel task.

Geert Stappers

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