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Re: Bug#1031622: d-i regression in weekly builds: FEATURE_C12 unsupported by the installed e2fsck

Hi Simon,

Cyril Brulebois <kibi@debian.org> (2023-02-19):
> Simon McVittie <smcv@debian.org> (2023-02-19):
> > Are d-i alphas and weekly builds built differently? Is it perhaps the
> > case that alphas are built from testing udebs, while weeklies are built
> > from unstable udebs?
> Let's quote <https://www.debian.org/devel/debian-installer/index.en>:
>  - Or install the current weekly snapshot of Debian testing which uses
>    the same version of the installer as the last release:
>    > Current weekly snapshots
>  - If you prefer to use the latest and greatest, either to help us test
>    a future release of the installer or because of hardware problems or
>    other issues, try one of these daily built images which contain the
>    latest available version of installer components.
>    > Current daily snapshots
> We're in the first case:
>   https://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/weekly-builds/amd64/iso-cd/
> > I don't know how to list the versions of the installed udebs and
> > mke2fs doesn't seem to have a --version option
> You can check /var/lib/dpkg/status (or look at the MANIFEST.udebs file
> in the d-i tree if you know where udebs came from).
> Here, e2fsprogs-udeb is at 1.47.0-1, which explains the problem. But the
> installer is clearly not “the same versions of the installer as the last
> release” since it features linux 6.1.8-1…
> Cc-ing debian-cd@ for input; quoting the rest of your reply in full.

Having focussed my attention on d-i releases for so many years whenever
debian-cd was involved, it appears I totally missed a big change that
happened before I drew short straw for “who's doing d-i now?”, and that
was never documented on the website, so we've been lying for 12 years…

Weekly build setup change:

Tentative fix in:

Already visible on:

Sorry for the confusion… and thanks for insisting after my initial and
too hasty “it's a known bug, everything's fine” half-assessment…

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

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