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Re: Bootstrap packages list

"Bernhard R. Link" <blink@informatik.uni-freiburg.de> writes:

> * Marco d'Itri <md@Linux.IT> [040206 18:48]:
> >  >Currently the only source of the bootstrap packages list is debootstrap.
> >  >We are currently building a more robust replacement and need a proper
> >  >packages list.
> > Please add hotplug, it's needed to automatically load drivers.
> Please think twice about this. While I personally never needed it,
> I met machines (broken usb-stack and the like) that could no longer be
> properly shut down with hotplug installed...
> Hochachtungsvoll,
>   Bernhard R. Link

Have you seen cdebootstrap. It has a very limited list of things to do
and looks at the priorities and depends for the rest.

There realy is no need at all for a list of bootstrap packages. The
Packages files already contain it for any dist.


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