On Sunday 04 December 2005 07:03, Steve Langasek wrote: > On Sat, Dec 03, 2005 at 11:41:38PM +0100, Frans Pop wrote: > > Reason is that, even if initramfs-tools is already installed, > > 'apt-install <kernel image>' will still pull in yaird and thus yaird > > will be used to create the initrd. > I've never seen apt-get behave this way: the expected behavior is > indeed that if initramfs-tools is installed, apt-get will not > automatically pull in yaird for this ORed dependency. Can you > reproduce this behavior outside of d-i? /me hits self with large salami It turns out the new base-installer was not included in the initrd so I was in fact not testing Colin's patch (as Sven pointed out correctly). /me being tired at the time and the similarity of mkinitrd and mkinitramfs contributed to making me miss this fact. I've tested again with the correct base-installer and then it behaves as it should. Sorry for the noise.
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