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Bug#696988: live-build 3.x: --chroot-filesystem plain/none ?

Package: live-build
Version: 3.0~a51-1
Severity: normal

I have been using live-build to generate a NFS-root system
to be booted via PXE:

lb config
  --architecture i386 \
  --linux-flavours 686 \
  --distribution wheezy \
  --chroot-filesystem plain
  --binary-images net \
  --net-root-path '/nfsroot/live' --net-root-server '$nfsroot_srv' \

On sqeeze, everything works o.k (with minor adjustments).
After moving to a wheezy system, generating the system fails:

No matter what I do, live-build won't install a kernel in the
chroot area. Because various scripts rely on it to be installed
in chroot/boot (first error in "lb_binary_linux-image", trying
to copy chroot/boot/vmlinuz-*) the build is aborted.

In the generated "binary image" (binary/live/filesystem.dir/boot/),
kernel and initrd are correctly installed.

Eventually, I discovered, that the man page for "lb_config" now
among the possible values for "--chroot-filesystem" does not mention
"plain" anymore. Instead, it now mentions a "none", which sounds
like it should replace the pvrevious "plain".

Unfortunatly, "--chroot-filesystem none" did not get me any further:
Now the build is aborted in lb_binary_manifest, which tries to copy
"chroot.packages.live" to "binary/${INITFS}/filesystem.${SUFFIX}",
i.e. the non-existant directory binary/live.

After looking closer, I am not even sure anymore, whether it
really was intended to replace "--chroot-filesystem plain" with 
"--chroot-filesystem plain": At least in "lb_binary_rootfs" there
are branches for both, "plain" and "none", but with different

In any case, it looks like for generating nfs-root systems, the
different scripts just don't fit together anymore ...

-- System Information:
Debian Release: wheezy/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (500, 'testing'), (500, 'stable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 3.2.0-4-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=en_US.ISO-8859-1 (charmap=ISO-8859-1)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages live-build depends on:
ii  debootstrap  1.0.44

Versions of packages live-build recommends:
ii  cpio                            2.11-8
ii  gnu-fdisk                       1.2.4-3.1
ii  live-boot-doc                   3.0~a35-1
ii  live-config-doc                 3.0~a43-1
ii  live-manual                     1:2.0.2-1
ii  live-manual-epub [live-manual]  1:3.0~a13-1
ii  live-manual-html [live-manual]  1:3.0~a13-1
ii  live-manual-odf [live-manual]   1:3.0~a13-1
ii  live-manual-pdf [live-manual]   1:3.0~a13-1
ii  live-manual-txt [live-manual]   1:3.0~a13-1

Versions of packages live-build suggests:
ii  dosfstools                  3.0.13-1
ii  fakeroot                    1.18.4-2
ii  genisoimage                 9:1.1.11-2
ii  grub-legacy [grub]          0.97-66
ii  memtest86                   4.0s-1
ii  mtools                      4.0.17-1
pn  parted                      <none>
pn  squashfs-tools | mtd-tools  <none>
ii  sudo                        1.8.5p2-1
ii  syslinux                    2:4.05+dfsg-6+deb7u1
pn  uuid-runtime                <none>
pn  win32-loader                <none>

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