Re: Bug#496068: [synaptic] include debian internet repository by default on new installations
Control: retitle -1 debian-installer: no non-security mirror configured after no-network install
Control: reassign -1 debian-installer
CSights <email@example.com> wrote:
> Package: synaptic
> Version: 0.62
> Severity: wishlist
> I just finished installing "Lenny" from the test CD1. At the time of
> installation there was no network interface available. I indicated this to
> the installer by choosing.
> After booting to Gnome and running Synaptic there is the security internet
> repository available, but no "regular" package repository. (e.g. deb
> http://http.us.debian.org/debian main)
> I think there is not because during
> installation I had no network interface and an internet repository was not
> set up.
This is correct. A regular mirror may not be configured for a variety
of reasons, including that the administrator does not desire this.
There should be few assumptions made about forcing particular
> My "wish" is that an internet repository is provided, just like the security
> repository is. It might even be inactive by default. This would allow
> newbies to simply select that repository and begin updating their system.
Perhaps http.debian.net will soon prove useful enough to be this
inactive default mirror.
> Not sure if this is a synaptic or debian installer wish, please forward as
Forwarding to debian-installer for that team to ponder.