Re: di-netboot-assistant update for experimental
On Sun, 2009-10-25 at 06:20 +0100, Frans Pop wrote:
> On Friday 16 October 2009, Frank Lin PIAT wrote:
> > I have finally resolved and merged a bunch of patch I had for
> > di-netboot-assistant.
> > [..]
> I don't think experimental is the right choice here. I doubt you would get
> anybody to actually test it from experimental.
The new way to handle prefix (was) an experimental.
> If you are happy with it, I think you should just upload to unstable
> and deal with bug reports ASAP when they come in.
Yep, I am ashamed that some of the bugs have been pending for many
> IMO the "::/" prefix that looks to be required now should be documented[..]
Done (I mean, I hope it is clear enough now)
> There is also an upgrade problem. It looks like when I upgrade that the
> default configs do get changed, but not the actual existing configs
> in /var/lib/di-netboot-assistant/, nor the generated ones under the
> tftpboot directory. So after I changed my DHCP server config to drop
> option 210, nothing works anymore. Please provide clear instructions how
> to move from an "old" setup to a "new" one.
I have included a migration script. The remaining action are explained
in NEWS.Debian but they should actually be optional.
> I tried making the changes manually, but ended up with a broken setup. Not
> sure if that means the ::/ prefix does not work for me or if I missed
Adding ::/ manually everywhere would be very tedious.
My script should be idempotent, so if you downgrade and re-repgrade, you
should be fine (unless you actually broke a repository, which you can
> Could you also fix the fact that the generated
> debian-installer/pxelinux.cfg/default file gets double newlines between
This is fixed for new installed repositories (the transition won't be