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Re: simplifying rebootstrap - breaking hurd bootstrap?

Hi Samuel,

On Mon, Apr 06, 2020 at 01:45:04PM +0200, Helmut Grohne wrote:
> I don't think there is any need for a smooth transition. We should go
> the most efficient path as both hurd and rebootstrap are understaffed.
> To me that seems to be:
>  * I attempt to simplify the bootstrap to only using hurd stages 1 and
>    3.

I'v succeeded doing it once. It's committed to rebootstrap.git, but
jenkins.d.n hasn't exercised the new code for hurd yet. I'm still
working on the fallout, but I'm confident that it'll work out. As of
today, rebootstrap no longer uses hurd stage2.

>  * I give you a notice when done (mail or irc).

Poke. You can move ahead any time. There is no urgency attached, but
please tell me when you do.

>  * You delete stage2 and rename stage3 to stage2.
>  * You upload hurd (preferably together with the -fno-commons changes).
>  * You give me a notice (mail or irc).
>  * I handle the rebootstrap side. I don't think there is any point in
>    bothering you any more than absolutely necessary.


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