Debian Bug report logs - #630406
multistrap: conf files in /usr/share/ use debootstrap=, which the manpage claims to be obsolete

Package: multistrap; Maintainer for multistrap is Neil Williams <codehelp@debian.org>; Source for multistrap is src:multistrap.

Reported by: Yann Dirson <ydirson@free.fr>

Date: Mon, 13 Jun 2011 19:33:01 UTC

Severity: normal

Done: Neil Williams <codehelp@debian.org>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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Report forwarded to debian-bugs-dist@lists.debian.org, Neil Williams <codehelp@debian.org>:
Bug#630406; Package multistrap. (Mon, 13 Jun 2011 19:33:04 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Acknowledgement sent to Yann Dirson <ydirson@free.fr>:
New Bug report received and forwarded. Copy sent to Neil Williams <codehelp@debian.org>. (Mon, 13 Jun 2011 19:33:04 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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From: Yann Dirson <ydirson@free.fr>
To: Debian Bug Tracking System <submit@bugs.debian.org>
Subject: multistrap: conf files in /usr/share/ use debootstrap=, which the manpage claims to be obsolete
Date: Mon, 13 Jun 2011 21:28:47 +0200
Package: multistrap
Version: 2.1.14
Severity: normal

From the manpage:

       (Older versions of multistrap supported the same option under
       the "debootstrap" name - this spelling is still supported but
       new configuration files should be "bootstrap" instead.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: wheezy/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (990, 'testing'), (500, 'oldstable'), (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'stable'), (101, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.38.4 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=fr_FR.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages multistrap depends on:
ii  apt                          0.8.14.1    Advanced front-end for dpkg
ii  libconfig-auto-perl          0.34-1      magical config file parser
ii  libparse-debian-packages-per 0.01-2      parse the data from a Debian Packa
ii  perl                         5.12.3-7+b1 Larry Wall's Practical Extraction 

Versions of packages multistrap recommends:
ii  emdebian-archive-keyring      2.0.1      GnuPG archive keys for the emdebia

Versions of packages multistrap suggests:
ii  fakeroot                      1.15.1-1   tool for simulating superuser priv

-- no debconf information




Bug No longer marked as found in versions multistrap/2.1.14. Request was from Neil Williams <codehelp@debian.org> to control@bugs.debian.org. (Mon, 13 Jun 2011 20:15:04 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Reply sent to Neil Williams <codehelp@debian.org>:
You have taken responsibility. (Mon, 13 Jun 2011 20:15:07 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Notification sent to Yann Dirson <ydirson@free.fr>:
Bug acknowledged by developer. (Mon, 13 Jun 2011 20:15:07 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Message #12 received at 630406-done@bugs.debian.org (full text, mbox):

From: Neil Williams <codehelp@debian.org>
To: ydirson@free.fr, 630406-done@bugs.debian.org
Cc: control@bugs.debian.org
Subject: Re: Bug#630406: multistrap: conf files in /usr/share/ use debootstrap=, which the manpage claims to be obsolete
Date: Mon, 13 Jun 2011 21:12:40 +0100
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notfound 630406 2.1.14
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On Mon, 13 Jun 2011 21:28:47 +0200
Yann Dirson <ydirson@free.fr> wrote:

> Package: multistrap
> Version: 2.1.14
> Severity: normal
> 
> From the manpage:
> 
>        (Older versions of multistrap supported the same option under
>        the "debootstrap" name - this spelling is still supported but
>        new configuration files should be "bootstrap" instead.

This spelling is still supported and therefore not obsolete.

Old != obsolete.

-- 


Neil Williams
=============
http://www.linux.codehelp.co.uk/

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Bug archived. Request was from Debbugs Internal Request <owner@bugs.debian.org> to internal_control@bugs.debian.org. (Tue, 12 Jul 2011 07:32:48 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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