Package: wnpp Severity: wishlist Owner: Jules Samuel Randolph <jules.sam.rando...@gmail.com>
* Package name : bootiso Version : 4.0.1 Upstream Author : Jules Samuel Randolph <jules.sam.rando...@gmail.com> * URL : https://github.com/jsamr/bootiso * License : GPLv3 Programming Lang: bash Description : A bash program to securely create a bootable USB device from one image file. This program is a user-friendly CLI to create bootable USB devices from image files. It not only adds a security layer on top of dd by checking target device is connected through USB port and performing a handful of other assertions, but it also supports non-hybrid ISOs, given that they follow either UEFI standard or provide ISOLINUX boot configuration. The utility claims support for: - Modern GNU/Linux images; - BSD images; - Ultimate Boot CD (non-hybrid) and other rescue CDs; - Windows 7 (x64) and superior; ... and any hybrid images. The utility also offers additional features such as persistent data partitions, hashsum checks, quickformat... etc. Even though this is far from the only program aimed at booting USB sticks, I have no knowledge of similar programs operating in full command-line mode. Being the upstream author, I plan to maintain it as long as the project thrives. I am also very concerned and meticulous about following GNU/Linux, POSIX and other standards and will do everything to comply. The utility is shipped with a man, zsh and bash completions. I would love to have a sponsor to help me get in. I am curently taking a look at Debian Policy Manual and other material to create a source repository. If someone would like to review it when it's ready, that would be amazing. I might also be interrested in maintaining other packages in the future, although this is not my top priority.