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Re: Debootstrap, Sid, and console-tools-libs

On Wed, 2003-07-02 at 02:57, Matthew P. McGuire wrote:
> Hello all,
> Since sid's sysvinit was recently fixed I am able to try another chroot install of sid per the Debain Reference directions. Sadly the following command,
> 	debootstrap sid /sid-root http://ftp.debian.org/debian/
> Creates the following error,
> 	E: Couldn't download console-tools-libs

console-tools-libs is no longer in sid; it was replaced with libconsole 
some weeks ago. I think you may have an obsolete copy of debootstrap:
>From the debootstrap changelog:

debootstrap ( unstable; urgency=medium

  * [sid] libconsole has replaced console-tools-libs. (Closes: #195722)
  * [sarge] libperl5.6 has been replaced by libperl5.8 . (Closes:

 -- J.H.M. Dassen (Ray) <jdassen@debian.org>  Mon,  2 Jun 2003 00:40:54

> The grumpy user might accuse console-tools-libs of being the problem, but I decided to try another route. Install a chroot woody system, and upgrade that chroot system to sid using apt. During that upgrade apt shows that console-tools-libs will be removed. So I think the debootstrap script for sid needs to be updated. I will be happy to report this as a bug, but I wasn't sure which package to report on or if there was even a package or BTS placeholder for this. Any info would be great.
> For the curious, the upgrade route failed as well, but on libpam0g not console-tools-libs. Any work around would be appreciated.
> Thanks,
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