On Wed, 16 Jun 2021 23:25:02 -0700 Noah Meyerhans <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 17, 2021 at 05:54:03AM +0000, Yuhua Zou wrote:
> > The version of package cloud-init in official repository of Debian 10.9 is
> > 20.2.
> > This version 20.2 is far behind the latest released version 21.2.
> > Please check https://github.com/canonical/cloud-init
> > With cloud-init version >=21.1, we can support the feature “guest OS
> > customization with cloud-init engine” in vmware vsphere.
> > Would you please help rebase the package cloud-init to the latest released
> > version in Debian? Thanks
> While not completely impossible, it's quite difficult to update
> cloud-init to a new upstream release within the stable release branch.
> Such a change carries high risk and is generally in conflict with
> Debian's stable release policies.
> Could you provide more detail about the specific changes that you
> require? If you can point to specific commits or pull requests in the
> upstream git repository, that would be helpful. My first inclination
> would be to investigate backporting specific targeted changes if
Thanks for your quick response.
For the code change on cloud-init, please refer to pull requests: