[Bug 1566757] Re: preseed fails to add custom repos with apt-setup/local0/repository in xenial

catsem schmitt at semvox.de
Wed May 18 08:50:56 UTC 2016

I can confirm this bug. Happens to me if I try to preseed install Ubuntu
Xenial (with Foreman). The bad news is, that the install fails because
apt is unable update (with the error in sources.list) and so no packages
for kernel etc. can be found. For me that means I cannot use Xenial at
the moment (if I cannot use preseed install it makes no sense on an LTS

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  preseed fails to add custom repos with apt-setup/local0/repository in

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Bug description:
  The sources file is being written incorrectly during the preseed
  process. Its failing to prefix the last line in the sources.list file
  with "deb ".

  This is what we have in our preseed for xenial

  # Aptly Mirror / Custom Packages
  d-i apt-setup/local0/repository string deb http://aptly.internal/internal/company/ xenial main
  d-i apt-setup/local0/source boolean false
  d-i apt-setup/local0/key string http://aptly.internal/internal/company.gpg
  # Aptly Mirror / puppetlabs repos
  d-i apt-setup/local1/repository string deb http://aptly.internal/internal/puppetlabs-xenial/ xenial main dependencies
  d-i apt-setup/local1/source boolean false
  d-i apt-setup/local1/key string http://aptly.internal/internal/company.gpg

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