On Tue, 2017-04-18 at 16:33 +0200, Sven Joachim wrote: > On 2017-04-18 14:52 +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote: > > > On Tue, Apr 18, 2017 at 01:44:52PM +0200, Olliver Schinagl wrote: > > > Package: debootstrap > > > Version: 1.0.89 > > > Severity: normal > > > > > > Dear Maintainer, > > > > > > Trying to run debootstrap with just acl (the first package in the list) fails > > > at unpacking due to a missing xzcat > > > > > > sudo debootstrap --merged-usr --variant=minbase --components=main,non-free > > > --include=acl jessie /tmp/debtest http://deb.debian.org/debian > > > > > > I: Chosen extractor for .deb packages: ar > > > I: Extracting acl... > > > E: Extracting .//var/cache/apt/archives/acl_2.2.52-2_amd64.deb requires the > > > xzcat command, which is not available > > > $ which xzcat > > > /usr/bin/xzcat > > > > > > > > > changing /bin/sh -> dash fixes it, but I would have figued that if debootstrap > > > has its shebang set to /bin/sh, it would work with any posix shell, including > > > posh. > > > > > > (I read the warning: > > > WARNING: Since many of Debian's /bin/sh scripts are not actually policy- > > > compliant, using posh as your /bin/sh may reveal breakage.) > > > > Just tested this - it appears that posh doesn't include "type", which > > is what debootstrap is using to check what's available. I don't > > personally know if "type" is a hard requirement in a posix shell here. > > It's not. [...] No? I noticed the SUS page describing 'type' has an '[XSI]' next to the name; does that indicate that it's optional? The text is not very clear. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings The world is coming to an end. Please log off.
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