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Bug#767999: debootstrap/base-passwd: #767999 and #766459 should really be fixed in base-passwd

On Thu, Nov 06, 2014 at 10:32:34PM +0000, Michael Tautschnig wrote:
> > I tested your patch when debootstrapping from squeeze, it did work.  Should
> > I test some more scenarios (cdebootstrap?  2-phase cross-arch debootstrap?
> > some other distro?) -- or do you think it should be safe?
> Cool, thanks!! If testing is trivial for you then I'm sure this would be
> appreciated (in particular the "it did not work before, but not it works"
> improvement). While I wouldn't really expect any new problems, I don't know
> enough about, e.g., cdebootstrap so maybe something could go wrong over there?

I just tested:          no patch    your patch
squeeze debootstrap     ✕           ✓
wheezy debootstrap      ✕           ✓
unstable debootstrap    ✓           ✓     hacked in #766459
squeeze cdebootstrap    ✕           ✕
wheezy cdebootstrap     ✕           ✕
unstable cdebootstrap   ✓           ✓

squeeze cdebootstrap dies after extraction, before unpacking:
E: Execution failed: No such file or directory

wheezy cdebootstrap dies immediately:
P: Retrieving InRelease
P: Validating InRelease
I: Good signature from "Debian Archive Automatic Signing Key (7.0/wheezy) <ftpmaster@debian.org>"
(or on my partial mirror: W: Couldn't validate InRelease!)
P: Parsing InRelease
W: parser_rfc822: Iek! Don't find end of field, it seems to be after the end of the line!
E: Couldn't parse InRelease!

So cdebootstrap failures are unrelated to this bug.

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