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Re: Official Debian Images for Vagrant

Emmanuel Kasper <emmanuel <at> libera.cc> writes:

> Hello Cloud !
> I am maintaining Debian images for Vagrant, a kind of Virtualbox
> environment manager (see vagrantup.com for details and
> https://packages.debian.org/sid/vagrant )
> I host these created images here: http://subsole.org/vanilladebianbox
> Now the folks behind Vagrant are going to host an online service to host
> these images, so I will propose the Debian image I create there.
> I would like to make these images official as much as James Bromberger
> did for Amazon, so I'd like to know what should I do for that.
> I was thinking to follow these steps:
>  * Move image documentation creation on wiki.debian.org
>  * ask official permission to leader <at>  about the "right" to upload these
> images to Vagrant online service
>  * package the script used to create the images
> Remarks, suggestions, rants ?
> Emmanuel
> Notes: I am a DM, not a DD ( so my GPG key is in the debian-maintainer
> keyring if needed)
> Vagrant images are very similar to VirtualBox images, with a bit of
> extra meta information.
> The custom script I use to create the images uses d-i and a preseeded
> set of pacakges.

Hello all,

First, I apologize for any mistakes you may find, as I'm not a native

So, is there any follow-up on this?

I'm currently working on creating a vagrant basebox using Debian. Emmanuel
seemed to volunteer as an official maintainer but there is no basebox
available and I'd like to produce the most Debian-friendly box possible.

Best regards,

Stéphane Germain

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