Re: Debian From Scratch
Stephen Birch <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Goswin von Brederlow(email@example.com)@2004.05.25 13:03:17 +0000:
>> Because debootstrap fails and fails and fails. cdebootstrap parses the
>> Packages file and adapts to missing or extra packages or changed
> What is the story here, where did cdebootstrap come from? Is it a fork
> of debootstrap :-(
Its a redesign in C. It shares code with debian-installer. They could
have used a shell parser for the packages files to do the same but the
author had the C parser from udpkg a hand and used that.
Its a lot quicker in C than in shell.