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

Steve McIntyre <steve@einval.com> (2014-11-18):
> On Mon, Nov 17, 2014 at 07:05:34AM +0100, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> >[Steve McIntyre]
> >> 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?
> >
> >We use d-i in Debian Edu, and it is able to install from our ISO.  I
> >have not investigated more than that.  :) I suspect it might affect
> >apt-setup, but have not checked the code.
> tack:~/debian/d-i/d-i/packages$ grep -lr cd_type . | less
> ./apt-setup/generators/50mirror
> ./apt-setup/generators/41cdset
> ./apt-setup/debian/changelog
> ./apt-setup/finish-install.d/10apt-cdrom-setup
> So yes, it affects apt-setup only.
> In 50mirror: it would affect the code that decides whether or not to
> offer a network mirror, and the installer priority setting. Appending
> extra details on "not_complete" will change things here.
> In 41cdset: it won't change anything here, we'll still bail out as
> we're not_complete.
> In 10apt-cdrom-setup: again, appending to "not_complete" will break
> the logic there that turns off the CD source for netinst images.
> I think you need to make some changes in d-i too before I'm happy to
> take this patch, sorry.

Thanks for the heads-up. Looks like material for stretch.


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