Problem with repackaging udebs, "Broken" Packages Files

Colin Watson cjwatson at
Wed Oct 15 11:34:10 BST 2008

On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 11:32:40AM +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 14, 2008 at 11:57:37AM +1100, Yannick Menager wrote:
> > Here's the "Broken" Packages file that get generated
> Ah, I see the problem. It does depend partly on the relative ordering of
> netcfg and ppp-udeb, because they both provide the configured-network
> virtual package and anna/main-menu doesn't know which one to pick. I
> strongly suspect that the reason it's biting you is a missing file in
> .disk, though. You need to get your remastering tool to create a file on
> the image called /.disk/udeb_include, with the following contents:
> netcfg
> ethdetect
> pcmcia-cs-udeb
> wireless-tools-udeb
> That should sort it out. debian-cd creates this as a kind of manual
> override.

Looking further at your, it looks like you may have
this file already. In that case making sure that netcfg appears before
ppp-udeb in the Packages file really is the best answer for now!

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson at]

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