[Bug 1578642] Re: Xenial tasksel "manual package selection" during installation does nothing
teward at trekweb.org
Thu May 5 13:41:05 UTC 2016
If "manual package selection" is no longer something we wish to support,
then perhaps it should be removed from 'tasksel'.
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Xenial tasksel "manual package selection" during installation does
Status in tasksel package in Ubuntu:
NOTE: This bug was filed via `ubuntu-bug` on an Ubuntu Server machine
post-install. The issue appeared on the Xenial ISOs, and likely still
exists (pending a Yakkety image I can dig up which will actually
install on a VM).
While not part of the ISO testing, it was discovered by myself that
the "Manual Package Selection" task no longer operates in the Ubuntu
Server installer ISO.
The ISO probably absorbs this error, but this error is output to the
Terminal when you try and use "manual package selection" in tasksel
Can't exec "/usr/lib/tasksel/packages/manual": No such file or directory at /usr/bin/tasksel line 295.
Use of uninitialized value in split at /usr/bin/tasksel line 295.
With 15.10 and earlier (Trusty included), this is not an issue, 'manual package selection' works in both post-installation and during the installation of the system.
(This was tested on the Server ISOs, and with Ubuntu Server
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: tasksel 3.34ubuntu3
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-21.37-generic 4.4.6
Uname: Linux 4.4.0-21-generic x86_64
Date: Thu May 5 09:26:43 2016
InstallationDate: Installed on 2016-04-19 (15 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu-Server 16.04 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Release amd64 (20160417.1)
PATH=(custom, no user)
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
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