[ I'm adding -release@ to the loop. I tried to refrain from mentioning my concerns in the Jessie Beta 1 announce, that's why I used a quite neutral wording, but let's be honest: kfreebsd-* is looking bad right now. ] Cyril Brulebois <firstname.lastname@example.org> (2014-08-14): > Steven Chamberlain <email@example.com> (2014-08-13): > > Some new installer components have appeared since wheezy, such as > > partman-iscsi, which is arch: all. It is of no use without > > open-iscsi-udeb, which is linux-any. > > > > Is it a bug that it is added into kfreebsd images with unsatisfied > > dependencies? And/or, must we work around it by making > > partman-iscsi arch: linux-any? > > > > I know it is not very big, but it is shown in the partman menu, > > despite it not going to work. I don't think we'll have userland > > iSCSI initiator support for jessie. > > (Non-)installability seems quite orthogonal to the fact that we're > hitting ENOSPC right after locale-related settings, doesn't it? If a > single extra udeb (or udeb size increase, which happens from time to > time) is going to break kfreebsd-*, it seems to me that their status > is far too brittle. To expand a bit on my earlier reply: that wouldn't be the first partman-* package being uninstallable. See the edos/dose reports (table or graphs): http://d-i.debian.org/edos/#unstable http://d-i.debian.org/edos/graph-unstable-kfreebsd-amd64.png http://d-i.debian.org/edos/graph-unstable-kfreebsd-i386.png > I'm also quite astonished about being the one reporting that. Did I > miss developer/porter testing and/or user reports? > > This kind of breakage is so bad that I would have expected reports > way earlier, or at least before my own noticing that these images > are unusable… Is anyone currently working on figuring out what exactly the problem is, and how to fix it? FWIW the current state of d-i on kfreebsd-*, along with unfixed (not even replied to) serious bug reports in kfreebsd headers (#750836, #756553), and upgradability issues (kernel removal, #756464) kind of get me worried about kfreebsd-* releasability for jessie. Mraw, KiBi.
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