Hi Hilko, And thanks for your report. Hilko Bengen <firstname.lastname@example.org> (2017-02-13): > Dear Maintainers, > > while working to build a more automated installation process around d-i > Stretch RC 2 (using the netinst iso), I tried to preseed the following: > > ,---- > | choose-mirror-bin mirror/protocol select https > | choose-mirror-bin mirror/https/hostname string deb.debian.org > | choose-mirror-bin mirror/https/directory string /debian > `---- > > This does not work as I expected: According to the log, fetching the > Release files using wget seems to work, but the in-target apt emits the > following: > > ,---- > | Reading package lists... > | > | E: The method driver /usr/lib/apt/methods/https could not be found. > | E: Failed to fetch https://deb.debian.org/debian/dists/stretch/InRelease > | E: Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored or old > | ones used instead. > `---- > > I guess that adding apt-transport-https to the base system (and > including it in the netinst .ISO) ought to fix this problem. Strange, debootstrap already has this: | case $MIRRORS in | https://*) | base="$base apt-transport-https ca-certificates" | ;; | esac Please share your installer's syslog? Anyway, putting debian-cd@ in copy since package lists might need an update for those two packages, so that they have a high(er) chance of being available on installation images. KiBi.
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