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Re: Next d-i release

Steve McIntyre <steve@einval.com> (2016-10-20):
> >Since linux vs. fat/efi is no longer an issue, I'm tempted to prepare
> >a new d-i release soonish. I'll probably freeze udebs in the upcoming
> >hours or days, and try to figure out what to do with packages sitting
> >in unstable for the time being.
> Cool.

FWIW I'll probably try not to get in the way of linux's reaching testing
due to the security fix.

> >Feel free to mention packages you want to see in testing, in case I go
> >for a conservative approach (and only hand-pick a few packages); feel
> >free to cc me explicitly to make sure I read your replies.
> We should definitely get a newer debootstrap in before the release.
> Nothing else really comes to mind right now.

ACK. For merged-/usr support as mentioned in Ansgar's mail I suppose? Or
do you have other things in mind?

> Once this release is done, I'd like to get the jessie update images
> done. I think I'm there with the changes I need, but it needs:
>  * a little more testing
>  * d-i in backports
>  * a list of packages to pull from backports

Sure, but as far as I'm concerned: one step at a time…


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