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Re: Virtualbox vagrant-contrib boxes to be retired


On 17/12/21 at 20:06 +0100, Emmanuel Kasper wrote:
> Hi Lucas, Hi Team
> I need to retire the vagrant-contrib boxes from the list of Vagrant
> boxes that we build. This means no shared folder anymore for Debian 10
> Virtualbox boxes (NB: I feel a word redundancy here)
> Reason for that is that we used a special dkms to build the guest
> extensions from unstable
> (https://packages.debian.org/stretch-backports/virtualbox-guest-dkms)
> and this is not available anymore in unstable, since Debian 11 and
> higher the kernel modules are available in the main kernel tree and the
> dkms stuff is not needed anymore.
> Lucas, if that fine is for you I will remove the boxes from the build
> config next week.

Will you remove them from the build config, but keep them available in
the vagrant cloud for now? It sounds a bit hard for our users to remove
them from the vagrant cloud as well. (for example, I had a students
project due today that uses the contrib-stretch64 box)


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