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Re: multistrap on ubuntu

On Fri, 20 Aug 2010 23:37:06 +0100
Wookey <wookey@wookware.org> wrote:

> Maybe --simulate lists all available stanzas? as emdebian.org is still
> there. I guess that makes sense.

Not any more. --simulate omits sources which are not included in either
bootstrap or aptsources.
> On a related point I notice:
> The simulate output is a little confusing because it is sorted.

I toyed with a more elaborate format but that enhancement will have to

> I assumed these 3 lists of 4 items corresponded in position. But in
> fact they don't because all three are alphabetically sorted.


> I can't
> see how that helps, so I've taken out the sorts, and now the 1st
> source matches the 1st suite and 1st component, and so on. Is there a
> reason why this is in fact bad?

Yes, because the order within a perl hash is always undefined. The sort
needs to be present or an explicit order must be enforced by looping
through the values.


Neil Williams

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