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Re: Bug#769589: debian-cd: Please improve .disk/cd_type for non-complete builds

Hi Petter,

On Fri, Nov 14, 2014 at 08:52:49PM +0100, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
>Package: debian-cd
>Version: 3.1.16
>Tags: patch
>In Debian Edu, we use the .disk/cd_type content to decide if Internet
>connectivity is required or not.  And this work fine when we build ISOs
>trying to include the complete archive, but not when we limit the ISO to
>only have the packages we want.
>But by default debian-cd do not put any useful value in the file if
>COMPLETE=0.  Please change it to document the cd type also in this case,
>with the same keywords used in the complete case, to allow our grep
>calls to work.
>This is the patch we use at the moment to build the Debian Edu ISOs:

Interesting change; I'd be tempted to refactor things slightly in the
code, but that's a secondary thing. I'm more curious: what are the
ramifications for d-i? Have you investigated/tested?

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
"This dress doesn't reverse." -- Alden Spiess

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