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Re: Bug#776346: libpcap: build udeb for use in debian-installer

On Sun, Sep 6, 2015 at 3:01 PM, Romain Francoise wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 06, 2015 at 09:04:58AM +0200, Michael Gilbert wrote:
>> I've uploaded an nmu to delayed/10 applying these changes.  See
>> attached patch.  Please let me know if I should delay longer.
> Please cancel this NMU. Building a udeb is a change that has non-trivial
> consequences

Building the udeb package itself is effectively trivial, so the
possibility for non-trivial consequences seems somewhat unlikely.

Is your concern about debian-boot's ability to block-udeb when
preparing d-i updates, which could affect libpcap transitions?

> I don't know yet if I want to commit to doing that in
> libpcap, especially if the only upside of doing so is for the sake of
> WPA support in kfreebsd.

The current requirement for non-wpa initial setup in kfreebsd's d-i is
a burden, so it would be quite nice to solve that.  Thanks for the

Best wishes,

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