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Re: AWS EC2: Jessie 8.1 AMIs

On Mon, Nov 23, 2015 at 05:07:22PM +0900, Charles Plessy wrote:
> Le Mon, Jun 08, 2015 at 04:11:30PM +0200, Santiago Vila a écrit :
> > On Sun, Jun 07, 2015 at 10:34:49PM +0800, James Bromberger wrote:
> > > || eu-central-1 || ami-02b78e1f || ami-5cb78e41 ||
> > 
> > Sorry to repeat myself, but this image still has the ed25519 bug.
> > 
> > Could we please have this bug fixed in jessie, whatever is the package
> > that it is causing it? (cloud-init maybe, I don't know).
> > 
> > I've already seen at least one VPS provider whose images suffer from
> > the same bug. This is bad for Debian.
> Hi Santiago and everybody,
> would a backport of 0.7.7~bzr1156 (which fixes the issue and which I hope to
> upload to Debian this week) be an acceptable alternative to a Stable update ?

Well, I noticed about this problem in at least another VPS provider
which was not AWS.

We would have to convince each and every VPS provider to use the
backport instead of the stable version, which may be anything between
easy and impossible, depending on the VPS provider.

IMHO, this is the reason why point releases exist, not only for "very
critical" things, but also for extremely annoying bugs like this.

I will not mind if this is not fixed in time for 8.3, but I would
definitely expect this to be fixed in 8.x for some value of x.


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