Julien Cristau <jcris...@debian.org> (2016-09-16): > On Fri, Sep 2, 2016 at 20:35:12 +0200, Julien Cristau wrote: > > > On Mon, Aug 15, 2016 at 12:12:02 +0200, Ansgar Burchardt wrote: > > > > > If you restore support for `InRelease` and want to use `gpgv`, please > > > split `InRelease` into two files, i.e. `Release` and `Release.gpg`, and > > > verify that the signature actually covers all of `Release`. > > > > > Here's an attempt at doing that. Only lightly tested. > > > Ansgar pointed out on IRC that so far nothing in debootstrap requires > awk on the host. I haven't found a way to kill the last newline with > sed in a quick attempt, and I don't know how big of a deal requiring awk > would be, so help welcome.
Late to the party, but maybe shorter than the (funny though) tr|sed|tr dance: head -c -1 lets you remove the last character of a file. (Tested to work OK inside d-i with debian-8.6.0-amd64-i386-netinst.iso) KiBi.
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