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Re: d-i floppy builds requring root

On Wed, Oct 13, 2004 at 01:42:37PM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
> d-i has just failed to build on the m68k autobuilder because the
> vme_boot target tries to use sudo. We cannot rely on there being root
> access to build the installer; I don't know how the last build worked,
> just lucky I guess.

I wasn't aware that there was an m68k autobuilder that didn't have sudo.
Interesting and rats!

> We have about 1 week to resolve this and to get the final d-i builds.
> Maybe you can come up with a better patch than this one?

I think 250578 can be fixed pretty easily, but no one's done it and at 
this point we'd be changing base again.

> Index: floppy.cfg
> ===================================================================
> --- floppy.cfg	(revision 23089)
> +++ floppy.cfg	(working copy)
> @@ -258,5 +258,6 @@
>  	$(atari_root)
> -
> +# vme boot floppies need root to build, so cannot be built by default

If you want to punt vme, so be it. I'd rather see the release than have
me hold it up for anything. Hopefully, we can catch it in a point 

Stephen R. Marenka     If life's not fun, you're not doing it right!

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