Is it possible to tell debootstrap to also use packages from -updates and -security?

Asked by michagogo

Debootstrap is being used by to create a base LXC container, which is reset to for each clean build. However, each time that happens it must upgrade somewhere in the area of 130 packages. Is there a way to avoid this?

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Best Colin Watson (cjwatson) said :

No, sorry; debootstrap doesn't support bootstrapping from multiple suites, which is what this would amount to. You could always teach the builder to upgrade the base container to whatever baseline is globally appropriate so that it at least doesn't have to be done on every single build, though.

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michagogo (michagogo) said :

Thanks Colin Watson, that solved my question.

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michagogo (michagogo) said :

Hm, it would be nice if there existed a single "suite" that was essentially a fully-updated Ubuntu. :-/