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Re: Bug#695326: cloud-init: improved package descritpion

Le Sun, Dec 09, 2012 at 02:24:18PM +0100, Holger Levsen a écrit :
> On Sonntag, 9. Dezember 2012, Charles Plessy wrote:
> > > > A: Cloud-init is a framework written in Python for handling EC2
> > > > userdata to configure a newly instantiated EC2 instance. See upstream
> > > > project for more details: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/CloudInit
> > not all the configurations operated by cloud-init depend on the EC2 API,
> > so I am not sure if it would be right to single out one API in the
> > description, unless cloud-init is strongly tied with it.
> right, so what about simply s/EC2//g in the above description? :-)

That would replace "configuration and customization of cloud instances" by
"framework for handling userdata to configure a newly instantiated instance".
I am not convinced it is an improvement.

On the other hand, patches that globally improve the short and long description
are welcome.

The current description is:

configuration and customization of cloud instances
 System to handle early initialization of a cloud instance. Cloud-init can for
 example set a default locale and a host name, generate SSH private host keys,
 add SSH keys to a user's .ssh/authorized_keys so they can log in, and set up
 ephemeral mount points.
 Cloud-init's behavior can be configured via user-data, given by the user at
 instance launch time.



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