Re: Debian From Scratch
Matt Zimmerman <email@example.com> writes:
> On Sat, May 22, 2004 at 12:46:44AM -0700, Stephen Birch wrote:
>> Other than debootstrap, does anyone know of a tool that creates the
>> bare minimal debian configuration. It should have just enough to boot
>> and run apt?
cdebootstrap -f minimal
and then make it bootable (e.g. create /dev/console).
If you want to realy cleanup an existing system: debfoster -i
> That is what debootstrap does. Why "other than debootstrap"?
Because debootstrap fails and fails and fails. cdebootstrap parses the
Packages file and adapts to missing or extra packages or changed