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Re: Bug#886968: btrfs-progs-udeb: depends on non-udeb: libzstd1

Dimitri John Ledkov <xnox@debian.org> (2018-01-15):
> On 15 January 2018 at 00:27, Cyril Brulebois <kibi@debian.org> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Cyril Brulebois <kibi@debian.org> (2018-01-12):
> >> Your package is no longer installable (along with its rev-dep
> >> partman-btrfs) because it now depends on libzstd1, which isn't
> >> a udeb.
> >
> > It seems zstd is only an option for btrfs-progs, and I've just confirmed
> > that setting --disable-zstd on the dh_auto_configure line lets btrfs-progs
> > build just fine, without the libzstd1 dependency. As far as I can tell,
> > there's no absolute need for this feature in d-i, and we could consider
> > building the udeb without zstd support, instead of requesting the addition
> > of a libzstd1-udeb. What do you think?
> >
> That's an oversight on my part. From the recovery point of view, it
> would be desired to have zstd compression support built-into
> btrfs-progs-udeb such that one can use d-i recovery mode to
> backup/restore btrfs filesystems with zstd compression.

Your unreviewed addition of udeb as seen in NEW (currently holding back
Helmut's work as noticed on #debian-ftp) is broken. It's missing a

Repeating the same request and piece of advice (since 2012 or so):
please get udeb-related things reviewed by debian-boot@/me?

Thanks already.

Cyril Brulebois (kibi@debian.org)            <https://debamax.com/>
D-I release manager -- Release team member -- Freelance Consultant

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