On Wed, Oct 19, 2016 at 12:33:03AM +0200, Cyril Brulebois wrote:
> 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)
Yes but not posix. busybox head does not appear to support it.
My understanding is debootstrap intends to run almost anywhere.