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Re: debootstrap problems

On Thu, Aug 28, 2003 at 12:54:10AM +0100, Grzesiek Sedek wrote:
> Hey,
> I've just try to install debian from yellowdog's minimal install on
> xserve. I've installed debootstrap and run it, after download I get this
> error for every package. Any quick ideas?
> Thanks.
> zcat: stdin: unexpected end of file
> I: Extracting /var/cache/apt/archives/tar_1.13.25-2_powerpc.deb...
> /usr/sbin/debootstrap: line 488: ar: command not found

Sounds like ar is not installed in yellowdog. Hm, if that's true
let me know and I'll add it to the manual section that you have
to retrieve ar from somewhere and install it if needed. Or perhaps
tar can fake the ar job using a quick shell script? Anyone?

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