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Re: packages required in installation (Re: apt-utils in debootstrap)

On Wed, Jan 02, 2002 at 01:22:11PM +0900, Junichi Uekawa wrote:
> The following script checks for validity of priority/section (and 
> I think this is what should be done, please tell me if something looks wrong) :
> for A in $(/usr/sbin/debootstrap --arch $ARCH --print-debs woody); do (apt-cache show $A | awk '/^Package:/{package=$2} /^Section:/{section=$2} /^Priority:/{priority=$2} END{print package " " section " " priority}') ; done | awk '{if ($2 != "base" && $3 != "required") {print "Bad base program: " $0 }} '
> I believe, if the section is "base", or is "required" priority,
> it should be found in the first CD. Would "important" suffice?

No, "base" cannot be determined by priorities and sections. You need to 
get debootstrap, and run "debootstrap --print-debs woody" to get a list
of packages debootstrap expects on the first CD. If those packages aren't
on the first CD, it's a bug in the CD.


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