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Bug#631007: pu: package arcboot/0.3.14+squeeze0


On Sun, 2011-06-19 at 19:18 +0200, Guido Günther wrote:
> netinstall of MIPS IP22 is currently broken (#630424). This is due to
> two bugs in tip22: a wrong load address and a discard entry in the
> linker script. I've prepared 0.3.14+squeeze0 to fix this issue (diff
> attached). O.k. to upload to stable for the 6.0.3 release?

Apologies for the slight delay in getting back to you, and thanks for
working on this.  Having reviewed the diff, I have a few comments and

- The current stable version of arcboot is 0.3.13, so I'd expect this
update to be 0.3.1_3_+squeeze1 or similar.

- Why does __ARCSBOOT_VERSION__ jump to 0.3.13?

- Please drop this change:

+  * [d2741a1] overrides: remove ./ from paths to catch up with ftp-master
+    changes

ftp-master's lintian checks are only applied to uploads to unstable and
experimental, so the old override paths aren't a problem; also, packages
in stable are expected to pass a check from lintian in stable, not
necessarily from another release.

- Why was the "$(PRINT_LOADADDR)" makefile target dropped?

> In order to fix #630424 we also need to rebuild d-i on mips.

There's usually (well, frequently) a d-i rebuild on all architectures
for a point release in any case, if only to pull in a new kernel so that
new installs don't have to fetch it from security during the install.



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