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Re: Subject: Debian Installer Lenny Beta1: Status Update 3

On Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 03:28:48AM +0100, Frans Pop wrote:
> On Sunday 24 February 2008, Otavio Salvador wrote:
> > I've sent debian-installer package and I will now try to get it built
> > for all arches as soon as possible so we can change dailies to use
> > those images.
> Just to keep people informed.
> I've today uploaded a new version of d-i (on request of Otavio as he was 
> struggling with a dead mainboard) to fix the build error for arm.
> Before doing that, I reverted a commit by Stephen Marenka for m68k for two 
> reasons. One is that his workaround would not result in working images and 
> two is that I did not think the hack was suitable for official uploads. I 
> later discussed it with Otavio and he told me that he would have done the 
> same. See the commit message for details.

| Revert 'm68k doesn't have a lenny, so try to build from sid'
| This hack will not result in working images because they will still have
| the DEBIAN_RELEASE set to lenny, which means that installation of additional
| udebs will fail. As long as m68k is not in lenny, it is better to not
| have it built at all than having semi-official builds that deviate from all
| other arches.

Sorry. I'd rather hoped that having sid images would be better than 
no images at all.

Maybe we'll have a lenny to build from one day. :)



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

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