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Author: Ivan J.
To: devuan developers internal list
Subject: Re: [devuan-dev] live-build & sdk status?
On Fri, Nov 30, 2018 at 01:56:20PM -0500, Papa Tango wrote:
>    What is the status of live-build and Simple-Distro-Kit (SDK)? I cannot
>    get either to work on Devuan ascii.
>    Reading prior messages it is difficult to tell if live-build has been
>    entirely deprecated or not. If not, it could use some work. Perhaps I
>    could work on it, although I don't know much about live-build, but I
>    could learn. So far I have noticed that config/bootstrap uses
>    [1]packages.devuan.net but -- I think -- those should be
>    [2]deb.devuan.org. Or at least I make further progress with the latter
>    and get fewer errors.
>    But I still get other errors, including:
>    Package live-config-systemd is not available, but is referred to by
>    another package.
>    This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or
>    is only available from another source
>    E: Package 'live-config-systemd' has no installation candidate
>    ln: failed to create symbolic link 'chroot/usr/sbin/flash-kernel': File
>    exists
>    And thus I cannot generate an image.
>    Meanwhile, when I follow the instructions for using SDK I get nowhere
>    and it's very hard to diagnose as I'm completely unfamiliar with ZSH.
>    For the record, the only output I ever get, regardless of the arguments
>    I use, is:
>    [D] Zuper 0.4 initialized
>    [D] 22 global variables registered
>    [D] 11 global arrays registered
>    [D] 10 global maps registered
>    (*) live-sdk loaded
>    release is:
>    [D] endgame EXIT
>    [D] destructor: _ztmp_destructor
>    [D] _ztmp_destructor
>    But that's it. I cannot make progress beyond that.
>    Any help with SDK or live-build would be much appreciated. Or if they
>    definitely are a work in progress, just let me know either way.
>    Thank you.

> References
>    1. http://packages.devuan.net/
>    2. http://deb.devuan.org/

You might have edited some values wrongly in live-sdk.

Have you cloned latest git and used it per its instructions?

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