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Re: Syslinux in stretch-backports (Re: syslinux_6.04~git20171011.af7e95c3+dfsg1-4~bpo9+1_amd64.changes is NEW)

Hi Lukas,

On Fri, Oct 12, 2018 at 09:32:13PM +0200, Lukas Schwaighofer wrote:
> thanks for uploading syslinux to backports.  Was there a specific reason
> for that I should be aware of?  

a customer asked for it, claiming several problems with UEFI.

> Heads up:  I plan to upload a new version of syslinux on the weekend.
> With the just uploaded gnu-efi 3.0.8 [2], syslinux needs a patch as it
> otherwise FTBFS.  So with the next version depending on gnu-efi >=
> 3.0.8, keeping syslinux up to date in backports might become tricky
> very soon.

gnu-efi seems to be pretty straightforward to backport, so I don't think
this will be particularily tricky.


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