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Re: corrupt baseGNU.tgz in K8 CD1 and mini

Philip Charles <philipc@copyleft.co.nz> writes:

> On Sun, 16 Jan 2005, Chris Gorman wrote:
>> Hello All,
>> Just a quick note to let you know that the baseGNU.tgz file does not
>> extract properly in debian-K8-hurd-i386-mini.iso and
>> debian-K8-hurd-i386-CD1.iso.  This caused the install to fail on my
>> system.  Unfortunatly due to disk space problems I erased the images
>> before I could send the notification, but attempting to untar the
>> baseGNU.tgz file should produce the error.
> Both these unpacked OK when I tested them.  So I suspect it is something
> to do with your system.  Can you give us some more details please.
> Has anyone else had this problem?

Yes, I noticed it too.  And after the install failed to untar
baseGNU.tgz, I noticed that nano wasn't properly installed, a self
referencing symlink iirc.  I mentioned this on the
irc.freenode.net/#hurd and was told it was a bug.

Billy O'Connor

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