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Re: multistrap on ubuntu

On Fri, 27 Aug 2010 14:16:43 +0100
Wookey <wookey@wookware.org> wrote:

> +++ Neil Williams [2010-08-26 07:21 +0100]:
> > Please test current SVN which implements - at least logically - the
> > correct method for supporting this type of source.
> Ooh, that is _so_ much nicer than my patch. (I never said I was any
> good at perl :-)
> It was nearly right. Bit of reversed logic, coupld of places extra to
> check so as not to try and use null suites, and it turns out that my
> regexp for the flat URL patterns was insufficient in the presence of
> [arch=foo] qualifiers on the line and URLs ending in '/', so I
> improved that. 

OK, thanks.
> I haven't done extensive testing but what testing I have done
> works fine now. This is what has gone into Ubuntu as 2.1.6ubuntu2,
> even though it is pretty-much 2.1.7-pre (so
> that when 2.1.7 is released at some point an ubuntu eventually syncs
>  things will move forward as expected).

> I've checked those fixes in but here is the patch too:

(If the changes are committed, a changeset URL is actually easier for
me to follow: http://www.emdebian.org/svn/changeset/7390/current -
would be handy to do things this way in future.)

> > Feel free to commit changes to the pod/multistrap file for this.
> OK. I'll do that in a mo too.


Neil Williams

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