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Re: [RFC] No longer create full set of static devices during install

On Saturday 10 November 2007, Frans Pop wrote:
> The attached set of patches allow us to no longer need/create the current
> huge set of static devices during installation. Instead /dev from the D-I
> environment is bind mounted to /target/dev after debootstrap has been
> run.

This has been committed now. Will upload tomorrow if there are no further 

> debootstrap is modified to include in the udeb only the minimal tarball
> of devices currently also included in the regular debootstrap binary
> package. We still need the udeb to be "arch any" because of the utility
> pkgdetails and because /usr/lib/debootstrap/arch needs to be included.

We could probably make the debootstrap udeb "arch all" by moving pkgdetails 
to base-installer and passing '--arch $(udpkg --print-architecture)', but 
I'm not sure that's worth it.

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