Bug#569784: debootstrap: cannot build a clean Lenny chroot anymore
On Monday 15 February 2010, Martin-Éric Racine wrote:
> Setting -x did not produce any useful result; stdout shows the usual:
That's because the debug output gets redirected to the log...
> ...meanwhile, tailing the log shows a neverending series of these:
> + echo ''
> + :
Right. That's the debug output. So the segfault and its cause should be
visible in there as well...
> ...which I presume to be debconf's way of "pressing Enter" into dpkg?
> Not very useful tracing info, anyhow.
Not if you only look at the bottom of the file. Try looking at the point
where the failure originates.
> I suppose this leaves tracking this with strace as a last resort.
> However, I cannot remember if strace is actually capable of tracking
> shell scripts?
Sure it is. Just make sure you use '-f' so that subprocesses also get