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Re: building (official) debian images for atlas (formerly vagrantcloud)


Emmanuel Kasper <emmanuel@libera.cc> writes:

> My approach is similar to yours except I am using packer at the momment,
> which I found very reliable as it builds VM images using the
> debian-installer and a preseed file, leveraging on tons of QA done there
> (https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=740753 for the RFP)
> Now I know the consensus on the list is to use bootstrap-vz and I am
> fine with that.

Am I right in saying that packer brings in the main benefit of not
setting a fixed size for the disks, which is problematic with
bootstrap-vz (as Jan experienced) ?

Thanks in advance.

Best regards,
Olivier BERGER 
http://www-public.telecom-sudparis.eu/~berger_o/ - OpenPGP-Id: 2048R/5819D7E8
Ingenieur Recherche - Dept INF
Institut Mines-Telecom, Telecom SudParis, Evry (France)

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