Re: Bug#95921: superformat isn't on root.bin or installed by debootstrap
On Wed, 2 May 2001, Anthony Towns wrote:
> On Tue, May 01, 2001 at 12:23:37AM -0700, David Whedon wrote:
> > dbootstrap attempts to execute /target/bin/superformat. debootstrap has not
> > installed the package fdutils where superformat would be found. One of the
> > following is probably a good idea:
> > 1. have debootstrap install fdutils, but since it is priority optional that
> > probably doesn't make sense unless it is conditional on the --boot-floppies
> > command line switch. Interestingly slink and potato versions of debootstrap
> > install fdutils.
> I've added it. I'll look into making debootstrap's base
> [required+optional]+/-[random other stuff] soon, so that it's more
> work-with-able. But for now, just hacking around seems fine.
> Unfortunately, fdutils has an interactive install, so you'll need to
> hit enter (assuming you can) to use debootstrap now. :( Someone should
> probably do an NMU, or at least file a bug...
> Anyway, debootstrap 0.1.7 is in incoming now, fixing this and a handful
> of other bugs. It kind-of works with sid (assuming you have a mirror
> that's not half out of date like ftp.d.o...), except that the dpkg
> segfault bug has gotten worse, so it doesn't get anywhere at all anymore.
> debootstrap sid sid-chroot http://ftp.kernel.org/debian /usr/lib/debootstrap/scripts/woody
> with dpkg 0.9.2 segfaults at the first attempt to invoke dpkg. :(
I assume you mean 1.9.2.
I see the segfault. It's stack corruption. I'll look at it more later
tonight, after I compile a debug version.
I can't duplicate this. The only suites avaiable to 0.1.7 are slink, potato,
and woody. There is no sid.
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