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Re: Aw: Re: Adding cloud-init in the next Wheezy point release

On 12/05/13 at 13:49 +0200, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
> On Fri, May 10, 2013 at 05:15:52PM -0400, Jimmy Kaplowitz wrote:
> > Currently even the EC2 part of Amazon's build script pulls a specific
> > version of euca2ools from Eucalyptus's github site during the build
> > process. It also pulls a boto patch from Red Hat's bugzilla and applies it.
> > While none of this bothers me from a freeness perspective, it doesn't meet
> > Lucas's criterion (A) (about all software coming from Debian).
> As I understood it, that point is about the software that's contained in
> the images. Am I wrong in assuming that euca2ools is only used to build
> the images and not shipped as part of it? I've only grepped around
> Anders' script very quickly, and that seems to actually be the case, but
> I certainly might have missed something.
> I think this is an important distinction to make, if only to avoid
> double standards wrt the regular Debian building toolchain.

OTOH, for the building of official images, we should aim at using tools
that are available inside Debian, or at least maintained like usual
Debian stuff. (that was point C in my initial requirements.)

[ I've copied the current list of requirements to
http://wiki.debian.org/Teams/DPL/OfficialImages ]


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