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OT: Re: If *-module depends on *-utils, should *-source recommend it?

Matt Zimmerman <mdz@debian.org> writes:

> On Sat, Jan 15, 2005 at 08:40:56AM +0100, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
>> Afaik neither debootstrap, cdebootstrap nor rootstrap use dpkg -i to
>> partially install packages. They explicitly use --unpack and
>> --configure and use --force-* options to exactly say what they need.
> rootstrap doesn't install any packages with dpkg at all, in fact; it only
> invokes debootstrap and apt-get.

Did you consider using cdebootstrap as alternative? Might be nice to
have the choice in case either one breaks as it sometimes happens.


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