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[GSoC Report][Week 4] Architecture Cross-Grading Support in Debian

Howdy! Time is going by fast, 4 weeks already...

Recent work has been focused on testing and refining the crossgrade
tool made over the last few weeks. It has functioned surprisingly well
in my recent tests!

Week 4 progress:
1. Successful i386->amd64 crossgrades on Debian Buster with various
desktop environments (GNOME, KDE Plasma, Xfce)
2. Improved handling of dpkg failures by forcibly removing packages
that raise ambiguous package name errors when more than one instance
is present [1]
3. Started testing on images with full disk encryption
4. Started testing on Stretch/Jessie images

Goals for next week: finish up the tests from this week, test out
crossgrading over SSH, and generate images with lots of cruft.

Kind regards,
Kevin Wu

[1] https://bugs.debian.org/810551

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