Bug#287021: debian-installer: Full build (d-i+udebs) fails using checkout of RC2
severity 287021 wishlist
Daniel F. Dickinson wrote:
> Package: debian-installer
> Severity: serious
> Justification: 4 (Autobuilding)
> Rationale: rc2 is an official release candidate of the debian-installer,
> therefore checking out rc2 should successfully autobuild d-i rc2,
> including required udebs (since d-i without appropriate udebs is
> useless). This isn't the case.
FWIW, I disagree. Only the separate udebs/packages have to be
> from d-i-rc2
This is only a convenience script for developers. It puts the generated
udebs in installer/build/localudebs/, where they should _not_ go for
a production build. The production build should fetch the udebs from
an apt-gettable repository.