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Re: [RFC] Renaming the user-setup templates

Frans Pop <elendil@planet.nl> writes:

> On Friday 29 June 2007 16:28, Otavio Salvador wrote:
>> Christian Perrier <bubulle@debian.org> writes:
>> > Are there things that I forget about?
>> Besically, we need a backward compatibility layer for etch otherwise
>> people upgrading the installer and reusing the preseeds will have
>> problems with that.
> Eh, why? We do not guarantee compatibility for preseed files between 
> Debian releases. In practice that would probably be impossible given the 
> amount of development work that we do on the installer.

Well, we can do not guarantee it but if it's simple (and on this case
it's) we could provide it.

I personally don't worry about it too much since I follow d-i
development but regular users that don't can have a lot of problems
trying to figure out why something is failing.

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