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Re: Bug#396365: please add a gdb .udeb, for easier debugging inside d-i

Sven Luther <sven.luther@wanadoo.fr> writes:

> On Fri, Nov 03, 2006 at 03:03:49AM +0100, Frans Pop wrote:
>> On Thursday 02 November 2006 22:38, Otavio Salvador wrote:
>> > There's no need to _ask_ you before to open a bug report. We're a
>> > comunity and as one we all want the best for the project.
>> I did not say that _I_ needed to be asked, I said it needed to be 
>> discussed on the debian-boot list first, especially when they are general 
>> purpose architecture all/any udebs as in this case. Adding an 
>> architecture specific udeb is much less problematic.
> Frans, ...
> I really would like to understand what is the rationale behind this. Adding a
> .udeb into the archive, if it is not part of the image, and not loaded by d-i,
> can hardly have any influence on d-i.

Not exactly. When we're building the cdimage we need to "blacklist"
the useless udebs to make CD images smaller and like. So there're some
consequencies with d-i, yes.

>> We now only found out by accident that a request was made at all and that 
>> is _not_ the way adding new udebs to the archive should happen.
> I tagged the bug d-i, i think, which should have been enough to attract your
> attention. At least this is how i understood the issue.
> Or don't you monitor d-i tagged bugs anymore ?

I disagreed that we need to "coordenate" the feature requesting with
the d-i team but I agree that usually it should be done by the mailing

I personally avoid to open bugs when I can contact the team directly
and leave the bug reporting resource for people that doesn't know the

But I don't see anything wrong about opening a bug for check if
there's something that might be useful to have in.

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