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Re: Straw poll - cloud-init in base AMIs (was Re: cloud-init_0.7.1-3~bpo70+1_amd64.changes ACCEPTED into wheezy-backports, wheezy-backports)

On 04.05.13 20:47, Holger Levsen wrote:
Same here. I think the confusion arised over whether installing cloud-init
from wheezy backports (which I support) or whether installing cloud-init from
wheezy-backports and adding wheezy-backports to the sources.lists of those
images (which I don't support, as it's not done for default debian
installations either).

I think that could be an acceptable compromise, but the image would then include a package without its corresponding source. I'm playing devil's advocate here, but isn't that against some debian policy ?

Since the package's only purpose is to initialize the image, security updates don't seems like much of a concern, but at the very least it feels a bit weird.


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