Bug#458663: Missing support for data.tar.bz2-based debs
On Wed, Jan 02, 2008 at 10:25:31AM -0200, Otavio Salvador wrote:
> Marc 'HE' Brockschmidt <email@example.com> writes:
> > The current debootstrap code can't handle .debs which contain a
> > data.tar.bz2 instead of a data.tar.bz. Attached is a fix.
> While this works on installed system, it will fail on installer.
> Could you take a look how much space it would take to enable bzip2
> support on busybox? I've checked and it's disabled by now.
> otavio@neumann:~/busybox-1.1.3$ grep BZIP2 debian/config-udeb
> # CONFIG_FEATURE_TAR_BZIP2 is not set
CONFIG_BUNZIP2 is the one you need, not CONFIG_FEATURE_TAR_BZIP2. But in
any case I question whether it's desirable; see my other mail.
We could of course make it work in debootstrap, by applying Marc's
patch, but continue to disallow it in the base system.
Colin Watson [firstname.lastname@example.org]