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Re: A few problems with incuding local packages

On Thu, Jul 08, 2004 at 12:32:56PM +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 08, 2004 at 05:35:48PM +0900, Horms wrote:
> > 2. The $PREFIX.generate-binary-debian-installer file created for
> >    a local instance of the debian installer is bogus as it lacks
> >    the FileList line.
> > 
> >    This means that the resulting packages file will be empty
> >    and as a result local .udebs will be not be able to be found
> >    by debian-installer, even though they are present on the CD.
> > 
> >    The attached patch, debian-cd-scanpackages_local.patch,
> >    resolves this problem.
> Even if you do this, udpkg is not capable of merging two Packages files,
> so it won't actually work properly. I had to hack tools/scanpackages to
> append all the files listed in the local section to the main filelist
> instead, thus effectively merging the Packages files. This works but is
> hacky.

Mmm, I will take a look into it. The fix I meed _seemed_ to work just
fine for me.


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