Re: [Fwd: Re: Debian Live Lenny Beta1]
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Ian Jackson wrote:
> Here's my diff so far.
thanks a lot, i've applied it.
bonus points if the diff would include the commit header next time, so
we can merge it and the changelog will list it as yours (rather than me
> I only removed two things: qemacs-nox (in
> favour of emacs22-nox) and posh (which seemed pointless) ?
both removals seem reasonable to me.
> Assumptions I have made:
> * It is OK to install a package which diverts something
> * Everything in Required or better is already included
yep; what you get with debootstrap is already included.
> Tollef Fog Heen said (and I think I agree) that many of the reactive
> firewall tools like fail2ban are not useful. Do you agree ? If so
> I'll look through and delete some of them too.
"firewall tools" that 'guard' some sort of server services do not make
sense, yes. I'd remove them. if a user really needs this during a rescue
session, he can just apt-get it.
> I trust that the default builds will be with non-free turned off ?
> After all of users want Ubuntu they know where to get it ...
of course. official images will never have packages neither from contrib
nor from non-free. however, for builds people do on their own, it's
great to support this as well by, just as you did, include them
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