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Re: Virtualbox vagrant-contrib boxes to be retired

Le 17/12/2021 à 20:47, Lucas Nussbaum a écrit :
> Hi,
> 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)

I meant only to stop building the boxes, so yes the box already
published would stay online (as long as Hashicorp does not complain :)

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