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Re: Fixing stretch debian-installer on armhf

On 2019-03-07, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> On Thu, 2019-03-07 at 14:39 +0100, Cyril Brulebois wrote:
> [...]
>> > * Rebuild the debian-installer images, pulling in updates from
>> >   stretch-updates, leaving only armhf netboot targets broken. 
>> Expanding a bit: rebuilding src:debian-installer from the stretch
>> branch, which has s-p-u enabled, would fetch the fixed kernel and a
>> couple of its udebs, at build time; the resulting netboot images
>> wouldn't know about s-p-u though at run time, and would try to load
>> udebs from stretch.
> [...]
> Why is that a problem?  The only change made in 4.9.144-3.1 is in the
> kernel image, and the module udebs don't have versioned dependencies.

If that's indeed the case, then that does seem like the best
approach. Happy to test images to confirm.

live well,

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