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Re: Next d-i release

On Thu, Oct 20, 2016 at 02:05:25AM +0200, Cyril Brulebois wrote:
>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?

That's the one I'm thinking of. Dunno if there's anything else queued
up, I've been buried for the last week and haven't had a chance to

>> 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…

ACK, just giving an update.

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
"When C++ is your hammer, everything looks like a thumb." -- Steven M. Haflich

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