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Re: debootstrap/1.0.102 appears to break debuerreotype autopkgtest

Hideki Yamane writes:
> On Thu, 14 Jun 2018 10:15:51 -0700
> Tianon Gravi <tianon@debian.org> wrote:
>> > Instead of stretch simply defaulting to non-merged-usr, it's now
>> > _blacklisted_ from merged-usr, even if I explicitly specify
>> > "--merged-usr", right?  Is that the intended implementation here?
>  Yes, since releases until stretch was already shipped without merged-usr,
>  so it should be. But loose restriction for test purpose is okay, IMO.
>  It was introduced https://bugs.debian.org/838388 , so it should not be
>  applied to all releases. However, I'm not sure which "older" release
>  for it, especially whether it equals to merged-usr.

The `-k` option doesn't work for older releases (some packages do
replace files there).  It should always be used for newer releases (>=
stretch) to have less differences between --merged-usr and

(As it should always be applied it shouldn't be set in
`setup_merged_usr` as that is misleading.)


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