fai and backports.org
P.S.S.Camp at kent.ac.uk
Mon May 15 21:25:53 CEST 2006
Yes I think that only works because package checking for aptitude is
currently disabled due to task items being valid for aptitude.
I wouldn't rely on it...
On Mon, 15 May 2006, kris wrote:
> On Mon, 2006-05-15 at 13:28 -0500, David Riddle wrote:
> > Phil,
> > Yes, unfortunately, I am aware of this. It would be nice if someone
> > would add an option to FAI so that we could pass the -t distro option
> > to FAI. Something like:
> > PACKAGE install-t sarge-backports XORG
> > x-window-system-core
> This would be useful.
> I was able to get something like this working with
> PACKAGES aptitude
> -t unstable
> > Until recently I have just had fai run a script with $ROOTCMD apt-get
> > install -t sarge-backports x-window-system-core. I have found a some
> > what better method I looked through the dependencies and apt-pinned
> > the packages that x-window-system-core had to have from backport.org.
> > Though certainly the ideal would be if the -t option were implemented
> > in fai.
> > David
> > On 5/15/06, P.S.S.Camp <P.S.S.Camp at kent.ac.uk> wrote:
> > >
> > > This is a limitation of the packagename/distro if you want to install
> > > deb you need to run apt with -t distro.
> > >
> > > Phill.
Senior Computer Science Computing Officer
University Of Kent At Canterbury
Computer Science Systems <http://www.cs.kent.ac.uk/systems/>
The Mirror Service <http://www.mirrorservice.org/>
National Open Development Environment <http://node.gov.uk/>
More information about the linux-fai