[pkg-lxc-devel] Bug#898172: provide an option to pass proxy or mirror to debootstrap and document it

Pirate Praveen praveen at onenetbeyond.org
Tue May 8 10:33:16 BST 2018

Package: lxc
Severity: important
version: 1:2.0.9-6

There are multiple problems here when you don't have a very good 

1. It failed to download some packages and the whole process failes 
without asking to retry failed downloads
2. Since these packages are already cached, giving an option to use a 
proxy or mirror could be a useable work around, but such an option is 

debootstrap itself has option for mirror

but lxc-create -n stretch -t debian -- -r stretch

does not work.
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