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Re: aboot update for etch

On Thu, Jun 05, 2008 at 01:18:05PM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> Hi Dann,
> On Wed, May 14, 2008 at 02:16:24PM -0600, dann frazier wrote:
> > hey Steve, Helge,
> >   I've put together an updated etch aboot package that includes the
> > fix for booting >= 2.6.23 kernels (e.g., the etchnhalf kernel) and
> > also fixes a few other issues that affect build reproducibility.
> > I'd like to get your take on this as a potential update for
> > stable.
> I think it's definitely appropriate.  FWIW, I've just recently moved aboot
> maintenance from CVS to bzr as part of my formal adoption of it; I'd welcome
> you to branch off of
> http://bzr.debian.org/bzr/pkg-aboot/aboot/tags/release_0_9b-3 and give me a
> URL that I can merge from to an etch branch.


fyi, there appears to be some differences between the dpkg-source
extracted 0.9b-3 on the mirrors and your tag - just in case they
weren't intentional.

> > I've tested this version of aboot with the sarge 2.6.8, etch 2.6.18
> > and the 2.6.24 queued for etchnhalf and didn't notice any problems.
> > However, I only have one machine/config for testing, so I'd appreciate
> > any additional testing from users on these lists.
> > Prebuilt packages are here, debdiff follows:
> >   http://dannf.org/aboot/
> Knowing the nature of the failure and fix, I'm confident that your testing
> is sufficient, provided that the patch is the same one applied in lenny.

Yes, these changes are all extracted from lenny.

dann frazier

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