[Grml] grml-debootstrap misc questions

Michael Prokop mika at grml.org
Wed Oct 1 09:07:09 CEST 2008

* T o n g <mlist4suntong at yahoo.com> [20081001 06:46]:
> On Tue, 02 Sep 2008 21:09:06 +0000, T o n g wrote:

> > Several misc questions regarding grml-debootstrap...

> what will happen if I grml-debootstrap/debootstrap into a directory that 
> has already been debootstrap'd. I.e., the "--target" is not an empty 
> directory, but a fully setup chroot system?

"It might fail" ;)

> I just tried it, but failed. I'm wondering why it fails. The output has 
> two rounds of "I: Validating " each package, and "I: Extracting" each 
> package. I.e., the same "I: Validating "/"I: Extracting" sequence 
> happened twice. but failed at the end of the second round. 

Running debootstrap itself twice in a row seems to work just fine, I
see "I: Base system installed successfully." both times at the end
of the run. So it might be a limitation of grml-debootstrap (I'm
usually just installing on plain devices). Care to investigate?

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