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Re: RFH: dropbear initramfs support

On Thu, Jun 18, 2015 at 03:09:26PM +0200, Guilhem Moulin wrote:
> Hi Gerrit,
> On Thu, 18 Jun 2015 at 11:23:04 +0000, Gerrit Pape wrote:
> > Thanks for the help.  I'd be happy to have the initramfs functionality
> > split out and maintained separately.  If a binary/service split is
> > necessary, I'd prefer to have a "dropbear" package with the binaries,
> > and a "dropbear-run" package with the service.
> As I mentioned when answering [0] Simon earlier in this thread, the
> downside of reusing the “dropbear” name (without an explicit Depends:
> dropbear-initramfs) is that users might brick their system when
> upgrading.  Would you find Adam's solution [1] acceptable, i.e. make
> “dropbear” a transitional package depending on both “dropbear-run”
> (service) and “dropbear-initramfs”, which both in turn depend on
> “dropbear-bin” (binaries).  As Adam noted, the “dropbear” name would be
> available again in Buster.

Sounds good, yes, I find it acceptable.  Thanks again for your work on
the packages!

Regards, Gerrit.

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