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Re: Removing overlayroot from cloud-initramfs-tools to address #732788

On 02/27/2014 04:07 PM, Thomas Goirand wrote:
> Hi,
> It's been too long that 732788 was left unanswered, and therefore,
> cloud-initramfs-tools was removed from Testing. We need to address this
> asap, and preferably, before cloud-initramfs-tools gets removed from
> backports.
> It is my understanding that overlayfs is still not upstreamed. At least,
> it's not part of the kernel build we get currently in Sid. So I don't
> think we'd loose anything if we get rid of overlayroot. Therefore, I'm
> suggesting to remove overlayroot completely from cloud-initramfs-tools,
> so we can close #732788.
> So, if you do need the overlayroot package *AND* that you are willing to
> do the work to have it working in Debian (I personally don't care and
> wont have time to work on it, and don't think anyone does right now),
> please reply to this message. Otherwise, after a few days, I'll upload a
> new version of cloud-initramfs-tools without the overlayroot package.
> Thomas Goirand (zigo)

There was no reply to this message, so I went ahead and uploaded a new
release without overlayroot.


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