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Re: Fresh run of mmdebstrap - was [Re: Problems {PEBKAC?} running mmdebstrap for 1st time]




Quoting Richard Owlett (2019-05-29 20:35:52)
> On 05/29/2019 01:00 PM, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
> > Quoting Richard Owlett (2019-05-29 19:02:51)
> >> On 05/27/2019 11:20 AM, Richard Owlett wrote:
> >>> [snip]
> >>>>> 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.
> >>>
> >>> You misunderstood.
> >>> debootstrap, multistrap, mmdebstrap and any future cousins require a
> >>> repository of deb files.
> >>>
> >>> apt and cousins can install from an unsigned repository by EXPLICITLY
> >>> identifying it as "trusted". {see man page for sources.list}
> >>>
> >>> By inference I only need the proper syntax to do same with mmdebstrap.
> >>>
> >>> Further re-reading of man pages suggests that my command should begin:
> >>>> mmdebstrap --variant=required --aptopt="APT::Get::AllowUnauthenticated
> >>>> true" ...
> >>>
> >>
> >> I used whatever tool Caja invokes to extract the contents of dvd1.iso.
> >> After receiving a warning I unzipped packages.gz
> >>
> >> mmdebstrap is still not happy. I get:
> >>> richard@testingmisc:~$ mmdebstrap --variant=required --aptopt="APT::Get::AllowUnauthenticated true" stretch test1.tar file:///home/richard/Downloads/dvd1
> >>> I: automatically chosen mode: fakechroot
> >>> I: chroot architecture i386 is equal to the host's architecture
> >>> I: using /tmp/mmdebstrap.lKsmxY1Xl3 as tempdir
> >>> I: running apt-get update...
> >>> done
> >>> Get:1 file:/home/richard/Downloads/dvd1 stretch InRelease
> >>> Ign:1 file:/home/richard/Downloads/dvd1 stretch InRelease
> >>> Get:2 file:/home/richard/Downloads/dvd1 stretch Release [33.4 kB]
> >>> Get:2 file:/home/richard/Downloads/dvd1 stretch Release [33.4 kB]
> >>> Get:3 file:/home/richard/Downloads/dvd1 stretch Release.gpg
> >>> Ign:3 file:/home/richard/Downloads/dvd1 stretch Release.gpg
> >>> Get:4 file:/home/richard/Downloads/dvd1 stretch/main i386 Packages [892 kB]
> >>> Ign:4 file:/home/richard/Downloads/dvd1 stretch/main i386 Packages
> >>> Get:4 file:/home/richard/Downloads/dvd1 stretch/main i386 Packages [892 kB]
> >>> Reading package lists...
> >>> W: The repository 'file:/home/richard/Downloads/dvd1 stretch Release' is not signed.
> >>> E: apt-get update -oAPT::Status-Fd=<$fd> -oDpkg::Use-Pty=false failed
> >>> I: removing tempdir /tmp/mmdebstrap.lKsmxY1Xl3...
> >>
> >> I don't know what the next to last line is telling me.
> >> I've tried running mmdebstrap as root and received same error.
> >>
> >> Help please.
> > 
> > I still think you are mistaken about mmdebstrap (or
> > multistrap or any other debootstrap variant/replacement) relating to ISO
> > files.
> 
> If an installation CD/DVD did not enclose a legitimate repository how 
> would installs take place?

Define "legitimate".

A debian-installer ISO fits the needs of debian-installer.

mmdebstrap does not take debian-installer organized data as input.


 - Jonas

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