[pkg-fso-maint] install.sh typo in stage debian

Joachim Breitner nomeata at debian.org
Sat Feb 28 11:16:48 UTC 2009


Am Samstag, den 28.02.2009, 12:01 +0100 schrieb Jos vd Snepscheut:
> I think there is a typo in stage debian of install.sh.
> Wget $CDEBOOTSTRAP_PACKAGE -0 /tmp/cdbootstrap.deb (cd /tmp: ar -x.........
> The ar should read TAR low cap (t is missing)

as a matter of fact, there is an ARchive program called ar. I presume
it’s even oder than tar... but unless you know about how .deb files are
made up, you most likely haven’t heard about it.

> Could you please correct this?

Well, as it would brake it, no. But thanks for the hint :-)

Or did you have programs with the installer? In that case, please paste
any error messages and relevant log files.

> and maybe an other idea could be to have a resume function, so that 
> after exiting by an error the install process could be resumed with the 
> (corrected phase i. e. after correcting the tar syntacts one could 
> continue with: resume install.sh debian and than not only phase debian 
> but all the next phases wold be installed)
> I hope you get my point.

I do. But I think it’s ok to have the users look in the welcome screen
what phases would be run, and then run
$ install.sh debian next_phase second_next_phase...
This also gives more control over the flow.


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