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Re: [vox-tech] base-config is gone



Bob Scofield wrote:
> On Monday 06 February 2006 10:41 am, Ken Bloom wrote:
> 
>>base-config is the configuration questions that you would be asked
>>after rebooting, prior to etch. It has been recently removed in favor
>>of a more RedHat or Mandrake style installation of asking all of the
>>installation questions before rebooting, and (I believe) installing
>>all of the packages before rebooting. (I believe this allowed them to
>>remove a hack in how they were installing packages before)
> 
> 
> base-config could also be run at any time.  And so it was a convenient way to 
> modify the sources.list file.  The 2005 book *Debian System* also mentions 
> apt-setup, but I cannot find that command or package.

apt-setup used to be in the base-config package. Obviously, it's not
there anymore.

--Ken

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