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Re: [alpine-devel] Should `setup-apkrepos -f` if fails.

From: Tuan Hoang <>
Date: Fri, 8 Mar 2019 16:49:02 +0100


Personally speaking, I like automated installation feature landed on
Alpine. But for now, the installer scripts do not support it to my

Seems like you have already made some progress with that endeavor, would
you mind sending a patch or opening an issue or pr and we can discuss
about it ?


On 3/3/19 6:35 AM, Magicloud Magiclouds wrote:
> Hi,
> While working on automatically setup an alpinelinux, I found that,
> `setup-apkrepos -f` falls back to interactive mode if something is
> wrong when retrieving mirror list.
> I think this is unexpected. One, headless or unattended setup hangs
> because this step is waiting for user. Two, it does not exit with
> error, so the automation script cannot detect the error easily and
> patch things up.
> I did not submit this as a bug since I'd like to have your opinion. Thanks.

Received on Fri Mar 08 2019 - 16:49:02 UTC