Bug#652946: live-installer does not install /var/spool and breaks crontab
> i cannot reproduce it with plain squeeze, and not with custom squeeze
> images (that use the same live-installer/d-i as wheezy, mostly).
> while the error clearly is in busybox, and using the tar from the target
> system is not acceptable solution, i assume this was a temporary issue
> with busybox in wheezy.
> i'll try to reproduce it later with a wheezy and sid/daily based image.
sorry for the long delay. Only now I can reproduce live-installer bugs
in squeeze and wheezy with confidence.
I can also confirm that this bug does __not__ happen in squeeze for sure.
I suspect that bug #673328 is the same as this one because /var/log is
not restored in disk installation.
To confirm it I've build a wheezy standard live image with daily
installer udeb, and with a patched live-installer udeb. In the patched
live-installer /var/log/ directory is in /target/ after install,
without it /var/log does not exist in /target/.
wheezy with patched udeb http://www.adrive.com/public/q4BeZW.html
normal wheezy http://www.adrive.com/public/HPRHfB.html
The patched udebs can be found in github
Should this bug be re-assigned to busybox/tar?