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Re: debian-9.5.0-amd64-xfce-CD-1.iso missing files for install without mirror




Pascal Hambourg wrote:
>Le 05/11/2018 à 22:23, Steve McIntyre a écrit :
>> 
>> Sorry, netinsts are special - they only contain the installer and the
>> base system and a *very* limited set of extra packages that are
>> hand-configured.
>> 
>> The base system will end up overlapping a little with Priority:
>> standard (the 43 you've seen). That's all. You still get a basic
>> useful system with a netinst only, but it won't have all of "Standard"
>> included.
>
>So, IIUC, the error can still happen with the netinst image if :
>- the installer automatically adds the security archive
>- the user does not select a mirror
>- the user selects standard system utilities in tasksel
>- and a package with standard priority is available in the security 
>archive, but has dependencies which are available only in the main archive.
>
>Is it correct ?

Correct, yes. I've just verified that right now using the 9.5 amd64
netinst and it currently fails on three packages with missing dependencies:

 * mutt (as started this thread)
 * bind9-host
 * dnsutils

If you're using a netinst, you're *really* expected to use a
mirror. If you're not, you should know what you're doing to fix
any issues you find like this.

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Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@xxxxxxxxxx
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