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Re: multistrap page

On Wed, 15 Jul 2009 23:35:08 +1000
Brendan Simon <Brendan@BrendanSimon.com> wrote:

No need to CC: me, ta.

> My version of multistrap seems to ignore the debootstrap option.
> multistrap just uses the last settings in the config file.

I suspect an error in the config file. Check against the working config
file mentioned by Wookey and/or post the complete config file.

> ii  emdebian-rootf 1.9.0          emdebian root filesystem support

Latest version is 2.0.2

> > Dir::Cache=/home/brendan/emdebian/multistrap-nocleanup/var/cache/apt/
> > install   emdebian-archive-keyring debian-archive-keyring
> > Reading package lists... Done
> > Building dependency tree... Done
> > E: Couldn't find package emdebian-archive-keyring
> >> Cannot open ~/emdebian/multistrap-nocleanup/var/lib/apt/lists/
> >> directory. No such file or directory
> >>
> >> I figured it out.  The 'directory' option can not have the tilde
> >> expansion in the path.  It appears the directory must be absolute. 
> >> Maybe relative paths are legal too, but common expansions don't seem to
> >> be expanded.  A man page update me thinks :)

OK, I'll add that to the manpage when I get back - please file a bug
report so that I don't forget.


Neil Williams

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