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Re: Problems {PEBKAC?} running mmdebstrap for 1st time




Quoting Richard Owlett (2019-05-27 17:23:17)
> On 05/26/2019 10:05 AM, Richard Owlett wrote:
> > On 05/26/2019 09:52 AM, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
> >> Quoting Richard Owlett (2019-05-26 16:34:17)
> >>> I was investigating using multistrap, but it has been orphaned. 
> >>> mmdebstrap apparently has the desired features of multistrap but 
> >>> is available only in Buster.
> >>>
> >>> I do not have the available bandwidth to install Buster. In 
> >>> Stretch perl is 5.24.1-3+deb9u5 but is 5.28.1-6 in Buster.
> >>>
> >>> Is it feasible to run under Stretch? How?
> >>
> >> mmdebstrap has no tight dependencies so you should be able to 
> >> simply install the Buster package in Stretch and try use it.
> > 
> 
> My command was:
> mmdebstrap --variant=required stretch test1.tar 
> file:///media/richard/dvds/dvd1.iso
> 
> The error received was:
> > sh: 1: fakechroot: not found
> > sh: 1: proot: not found
> > E: unable to pick chroot mode automatically
> 
> That was resolved by installing "fakechroot". I had read the man page 
> as implying the use of a tar file did not require it.
> 
> That left me with the problem of telling the instance of apt being run 
> internally by mmdebstrap that dvd1.iso is trusted. I unsuccessfully 
> tried using the distribution DVD itself.
> 
> What is the proper syntax to use dvd1.iso {preferred} or DVD in drive 
> {last resort} as my repository?

mmdebstrap (and multistrap which you originally mentioned) are unrelated 
to dealing with ISO files.

What do you expect to achieve by "investigating using multistrap" and 
mmdebstrap?

 - Jonas

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