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Re: IMPORTANT: Do live Debian images have a future?

I'm a user and a tester, not a dev, and I know nothing (and don't want to know anything)
about the personal politics between Debian developers.  So that's all I'll say on that subject.

To Steve's original point:

First, a big THANK YOU! to Steve for taking this job on.  I, for one, an grateful.

I use Debian a lot, but I'm only an occasional user of the Debian Live images.
 But when I need them, I need them. And when I need them, I want them to just work.
If having them there and working when I need them means I have to add them to my
list of things to test and report on, I'm willing to make that investment.

Please add me to your "testers" list.

Thank you,

PS: On a related topic:  What I think would be really cool, would be Debian Live images
for some of the ARM architectures.  Something I could dd to a USB stick and boot
right away when I get a new box in for testing.  Even cooler would be the ability
to use that self-same live image to install Debian after the testing phase was over.

On 27 June 2017 at 00:08, Steve McIntyre <steve@einval.com> wrote:
[ Note the cross-posting... ]

If our live images are going to be good enough to meet the standards
that Debian users deserve and expect, we need *consistent*,
*sustained* involvement from a lot more people. Please tell me if
you're going to help. If we don't see a radical improvement soon, I'll
simply disable building live images altogether to remove the false
promises they're making.

[1] https://get.debian.org/images/release/current-live/amd64/iso-hybrid/#issues

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
"...In the UNIX world, people tend to interpret `non-technical user'
 as meaning someone who's only ever written one device driver." -- Daniel Pead

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