“debootstrap” 1.0.40~precise1 available in precise-backports

Colin Watson cjwatson at ubuntu.com
Mon Apr 30 19:13:06 UTC 2012

On Mon, Apr 30, 2012 at 03:01:14PM -0400, Scott Moser wrote:
> Ok, I'm sure i'm just being ignorant, but that might make sense from an
> upstream debootstrap perspective, but It would seem to make sense for
> ubuntu to carry a patch

Only if you do all the merges - I very much like just being able to sync

> Wouldn't something like this be possible:
>  KNOWN_RELEASES=" warty hoary breezy dapper edgy feisty gutsy hardy intrepid jaunty karmic lucid maverick natty oneiric precise quantal "
>  releases=$(distro-info --all) && [ -n "$releases" ] &&
>    KNOWN_RELEASES=$(echo "" $releases "")
> Ie, don't depend on the distribution-specific facility, but trust it if it
> is there.

Feel free to take this discussion upstream.  I would prefer not to


Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson at ubuntu.com]

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