[Bug 1512347] Re: invalid sources.list generated from reading apt-setup/local0/repository

Colin Watson cjwatson at canonical.com
Tue May 3 23:42:37 UTC 2016

Lars, this patch actually breaks it for both forms :-)  But I'll fix it
up and commit, thanks!

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  invalid sources.list generated from reading apt-

Status in base-installer package in Ubuntu:
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Bug description:
  it looks like configure_apt from library.sh will add the contents of apt-setup/local0/repository verbatim to the sources file. This works only if the repository is prefixed with "deb ", which for apt-setup is optional. Not using a repository prefixed with "deb" will result in an invalid sources.list file. See also https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T94177 and https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/250380

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