Re: 10.6 planning

2020-09-09 Thread Cyril Brulebois
- October 3/4 I should be able to accomodate whatever date gets picked. Cheers, -- Cyril Brulebois (k...@debian.org)<https://debamax.com/> D-I release manager -- Release team member -- Freelance Consultant signature.asc Description: PGP signature

Re: stretch EOL point release (9.13) and 10.5 planning

2020-07-18 Thread Cyril Brulebois
jump straight back into freezing - but how about one of: > > - August 1st/2nd > - August 8th/9th Both should work equally for me regarding the installer. Cheers, -- Cyril Brulebois (k...@debian.org)<https://debamax.com/> D-I release manager -- Release team member -- Fre

Re: stretch EOL point release (9.13) and 10.5 planning

2020-06-15 Thread Cyril Brulebois
e have any bugfixes pending? I'll have to check what's happening on the buster front, if anything. Anyway, I should be available, whatever date(s) get picked. Cheers, -- Cyril Brulebois (k...@debian.org)<https://debamax.com/> D-I release manager -- Release team member -- Freelance Consultant signature.asc Description: PGP signature

Re: Default security sources are slow very much.

2020-04-18 Thread Cyril Brulebois
ource or ban security while installing > system. You can disable the security sources by using the expert install. You can also set apt-setup/security_host to something else if needed. You can also tweak apt-setup/services-select to exclude security if needed. Cheers, -- Cyril Brulebois (

Re: Weekly Builds should be more robust

2020-04-18 Thread Cyril Brulebois
y manual intervention. Or you could just use alpha releases of the Debian Installer. Cheers, -- Cyril Brulebois (k...@debian.org)<https://debamax.com/> D-I release manager -- Release team member -- Freelance Consultant signature.asc Description: PGP signature

Re: Flawless Accessible Installation onto Old Thinkpad (X60 I think)

2020-04-18 Thread Cyril Brulebois
rything worked fine, and I got an accessible system after the > reboot. > > I realize a lot of effort goes into makeing that happen, and it is > greatly appreciated. > > I was even able to install over an encrypted wifi connection. > > > Thanks so much. > > --Sam

Re: 10.4 planning

2020-04-06 Thread Cyril Brulebois
bunch of people > with local access to Steve's mirror. > > I've listed some potential dates below; as usual, please indicate which > you would be available for. > > - April 25th > - May 2nd > - May 9th All those should be just fine for me, thanks for asking. Cheer

Re: Planning 10.3 and 9.12

2020-01-06 Thread Cyril Brulebois
ruary 8th > - February 15th Any time should be fine by me. Cheers, -- Cyril Brulebois (k...@debian.org)<https://debamax.com/> D-I release manager -- Release team member -- Freelance Consultant signature.asc Description: PGP signature

Bug#944697: security.debian.org: please bring back MD5Sum, at least for buster/updates

2019-11-13 Thread Cyril Brulebois
/updates seem fine (MD5Sum is present there). I don't have an opinion regarding bulleyes/updates (MD5Sum is missing there) at this point, but given at least some apt bindings don't support missing MD5Sum, it would seem premature to remove it from there as well? Cheers, -- Cyril Brulebois

Bug#944696: python-apt: relies on MD5 internally to download packages

2019-11-13 Thread Cyril Brulebois
get some attention as well; hence filing at serious severity. Feel free to adjust as required. Cheers, -- Cyril Brulebois -- Debian Consultant @ DEBAMAX -- https://debamax.com/

Re: Scheduling 10.2

2019-10-22 Thread Cyril Brulebois
st for me. > - November 9th Doable (if what I wrote above regarding close to nothing to pu before the deadline is correct). > - November 16th > - November 23rd > - November 30th > - a little late, and I'm not available All those are good for me. Cheers, -- Cyril Bruleb

Re: Download of old CD images not possible?

2019-08-01 Thread Cyril Brulebois
ntioned anywhere on the download pages. > -> Documentation bug? Are you sure? - https://www.debian.org/releases/stretch/ → “installation information” link - https://www.debian.org/releases/stretch/debian-installer/ → links to /cdimage/archive/ Also, if you want to talk to people behind cdimage/

Re: Scheduling 10.1 and maybe 9.10

2019-07-14 Thread Cyril Brulebois
ould the > same day or adjacent weekends be preferable? Everything should work fine for me regarding d-i (except maybe the last one on September 7th, as beginning of that week should be busy on the Tails side; this should work though if you're fine with possibly getting d-i in on Wed or

Unblocking base-installer and debian-installer-utils, D-I Buster RC 3

2019-07-01 Thread Cyril Brulebois
. With extra thanks to Ben, that was really helpful! Cheers, -- Cyril Brulebois (k...@debian.org)<https://debamax.com/> D-I release manager -- Release team member -- Freelance Consultant signature.asc Description: PGP signature

Re: Bug#929476: Debian 9 installation.

2019-05-26 Thread Cyril Brulebois
cing installation images, and know a lot about this specific area. Did you verify the checksum of what you downloaded? Wondering whether it could be corrupted in some way, which could maybe explain why all copy methods you tried gave the same results. Cheers, -- Cyril Brulebois (k...@debian.org)

Re: Bug#923651: debian-installer: U-Boot and device trees missing on debian-testing-arm64-netinst.iso

2019-03-03 Thread Cyril Brulebois
esting-arm64-netinst.iso > to install Debian Buster on a Pine A64 LTS board. > > The CD image lacks U-Boot binaries and device trees. > > It would be preferable to have all installation files on a single medium. Thanks for your report. Looping debian-cd@ in. Cheers, -- Cyril Bruleb

Re: Scheduling 9.9

2019-02-20 Thread Cyril Brulebois
I'm afraid, and so is chief CD > tester Andy. > > > - April 27 > > But this works. All dates should be OK for d-i preparations on my side. Cheers, -- Cyril Brulebois (k...@debian.org)<https://debamax.com/> D-I release manager -- Release team member -- Freelance Consultant signature.asc Description: PGP signature

Re: Bug#900918: debian-installer: Please make the generated images reproducible

2019-01-21 Thread Cyril Brulebois
, I will > reload all of this into my head anyway due to mini.iso (^) so this > will be top-of-stack again. Not having looked into the format or tool(s) generating it, would it be reasonable to have an opt-in mechanism so that a package could declare “please record the state of this package

Re: Bug#900918: debian-installer: Please make the generated images reproducible

2019-01-19 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Control: tag -1 pending Cyril Brulebois (2019-01-19): > The mini.iso has apparently other changes… I'm attaching the diffoscope > output. Could this be because of missing tweaks to the xorriso calls in > build/config/x86.cfg? (In which case build/config/arm.cfg might need an > up

Re: Bug#900918: debian-installer: Please make the generated images reproducible

2019-01-19 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Cyril Brulebois (2019-01-19): > Back to d-i results: I'm seeing small differences in the generated > -images tarball, that I'll try to investigate. I'll probably push the > series anyway, as these patches are helping anyway. :) Here are the differences I'm seeing by building multi

Re: Bug#900918: debian-installer: Please make the generated images reproducible

2019-01-19 Thread Cyril Brulebois
option in the process. :) Back to d-i results: I'm seeing small differences in the generated -images tarball, that I'll try to investigate. I'll probably push the series anyway, as these patches are helping anyway. :) Cheers, -- Cyril Brulebois (k...@debian.org)<https://debamax.com/

Re: Scheduling 9.7

2019-01-19 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi, Jonathan Wiltshire (2019-01-18): > Please indicate your availablility out of: > > - (Feb 2 unlikely, FOSDEM) > - Feb 9 > - Feb 16 I should be able to make anything work regarding d-i preparations/checks before the point release, thanks. Cheers, -- Cyril Brulebois (

Re: Bug#900918: debian-installer: Please make the generated images reproducible

2019-01-18 Thread Cyril Brulebois
to check what happens. * f181b4fe90b9030f515c7e6129239b96131b3926 oh more en_GB, yay. Cheers, -- Cyril Brulebois (k...@debian.org)<https://debamax.com/> D-I release manager -- Release team member -- Freelance Consultant signature.asc Description: PGP signature

Re: Scheduling 9.6

2018-10-09 Thread Cyril Brulebois
er 27th > - November 3rd > - November 10th All of these look good to me. The first one is a bit close (esp. with my backlog, as you pointed out a few days ago), but that should be doable. Cheers, -- Cyril Brulebois (k...@debian.org)<https://debamax.com/> D-I re

Re: Towards Debian Buster Alpha 4

2018-08-29 Thread Cyril Brulebois
John Paul Adrian Glaubitz (2018-08-29): > On 08/29/2018 02:53 PM, Cyril Brulebois wrote: > > Turns out August was pretty busy as well… and I haven't been able to prepare > > things as I wanted. Thankfully Holger's been invested with some extra powers > > and we now have a h

Re: Towards Debian Buster Alpha 4

2018-08-29 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi, Cyril Brulebois (2018-07-31): > Being back from a rather busy quarter, I'd like to resume releasing d-i > more frequently. I'd like to publish a new alpha somewhen during the > next few days/weeks (if that's fine with debian-cd). > > If you have changes pending in master bra

Re: Status and open questions for debian-installer with backports support

2018-08-13 Thread Cyril Brulebois
ues to the mix (as already mentioned in my reply to one of those bug reports). Please let us figure out how to deal with release archs and backports first. Cheers, -- Cyril Brulebois (k...@debian.org)<https://debamax.com/> D-I release manager -- Release team member -- Freelance Consultant signature.asc Description: PGP signature

Re: Status and open questions for debian-installer with backports support

2018-08-02 Thread Cyril Brulebois
ather easy to get more builds with newer kernels. If we manage to get the debian-cd bits correctly, this might even be very low maintenance. But for now I'll concentrate on getting a single such release out, just to make it official we actually did it. > > => Question: what to advert

Status and open questions for debian-installer with backports support

2018-08-02 Thread Cyril Brulebois
taller to stretch-backports (after dak's been patched to allow that), and point debian-cd to the resulting images. Cheers, -- Cyril Brulebois (k...@debian.org)<https://debamax.com/> D-I release manager -- Release team member -- Freelance Consultant signature.asc Description: PGP signature

Towards Debian Buster Alpha 4

2018-07-30 Thread Cyril Brulebois
to reach testing, please mention which, and why. On the release team side, there's an ongoing qt transition. I'll assess whether/when it makes sense to freeze all udeb-producing packages once I've received feedback regarding needed packages. Cheers, -- Cyril Brulebois (k...@debian.org

Re: Scheduling 9.5

2018-06-12 Thread Cyril Brulebois
nd then Debconf on the 28th. So that leaves us with: > > - July 7th > - July 14th > > Are people available for either or both of those dates? Will try hard to be available for the timing of your choosing. Cheers, -- Cyril Brulebois (k...@debian.org)<https://debamax.com

Re: Scheduling final Jessie point release, 8.11

2018-05-15 Thread Cyril Brulebois
n > - (30th Jun I already know is impossible, for the sake of completeness) > - 7th July Anything June/July-ish should be good for me. debian-boot@, if there's anything needing a fix in jessie, please follow up to the list and myself. Cheers, -- Cyril Brulebois (k...@debian.org)&l

Re: Scheduling 9.5

2018-05-15 Thread Cyril Brulebois
ave missed pu requests for d-i components though, but hopefully debian-boot@ will correct me if I'm wrong on this. Cheers, -- Cyril Brulebois (k...@debian.org)<https://debamax.com/> D-I release manager -- Release team member -- Freelance Consultant signature.asc Description: PGP signature

Re: Scheduling 9.4

2018-02-11 Thread Cyril Brulebois
equally OKish for me. AFAICT: - There's a busybox I need to look at. - The kernel ABI bump is already in git, and we'll need a source upload accordingly. debian-boot@ people, feel free to mention other things that should be in the next stretch point release (ideally cc-ing me). Cheers, -- Cy

Re: override: downgrade priority of all libraries to optional

2018-01-20 Thread Cyril Brulebois
t being said, that looks reasonable enough; a bit curious as to which things might break, but let's do that, and we'll see… Cheers, -- Cyril Brulebois (k...@debian.org)<https://debamax.com/> D-I release manager -- Release team member -- Freelance Consultant signature.asc Description: PGP signature

Re: override: wget:web/standard

2018-01-20 Thread Cyril Brulebois
reak because of this. Please do that, and we'll fix any breakages that might pop up. Cheers, -- Cyril Brulebois (k...@debian.org)<https://debamax.com/> D-I release manager -- Release team member -- Freelance Consultant signature.asc Description: PGP signature

Bug#882766: Proposal: reinstate automated device selection, blacklisting d-i?

2017-11-26 Thread Cyril Brulebois
: #706112 | | -- Cyril Brulebois <k...@debian.org> Mon, 29 Apr 2013 13:53:27 +0200 One of the reasons was that there seemed to be no reliable way to detect what device we've booted the installer from, and we've had issues with wiping the d-i installation images for several years before that

Re: Towards Debian Buster Alpha 2

2017-11-24 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Cyril Brulebois <k...@debian.org> (2017-11-24): > I've just started working on the release from Cambridge, where the > release team sprint and a mini-DebConf are being held this week. > Let's see if we can manage to get stuff out the door. :) Just discovered the glibc migration i

Re: Towards Debian Buster Alpha 2

2017-11-24 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Heya, Cyril Brulebois <k...@debian.org> (2017-10-31): > Now that casulana is set up and knows how to build installation images, > Steve gave me a green light for a new alpha release. We've been having > a few issues on dillon (see previous mails on debian-boot@), but maybe

Towards Debian Buster Alpha 2

2017-10-31 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi folks, Now that casulana is set up and knows how to build installation images, Steve gave me a green light for a new alpha release. We've been having a few issues on dillon (see previous mails on debian-boot@), but maybe I'm not going to block the release on fixing those. I'll try and find

Re: Bug#879215: stretch-pu: package live-config/5.20170112

2017-10-29 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi Adam, Adam D. Barratt <a...@adam-barratt.org.uk> (2017-10-29): > On Fri, 2017-10-20 at 17:02 +0200, Cyril Brulebois wrote: > > > > We've been having issues with KDE live images, and since this popped > > up on #debian-cd again, a few days ago, I've looked into

Bug#879215: stretch-pu: package live-config/5.20170112

2017-10-20 Thread Cyril Brulebois
a fix from unstable to stable. The source debdiff is attached, and here's the changelog entry: | live-config (5.20170112+deb9u1) stretch; urgency=medium | | [ Cyril Brulebois ] | * Cherry-pick the change below to improve KDE live images. | | [ Алексей Шилин ] | * Add components/0085-sddm

Re: syslinux: sponsor request

2017-10-17 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi Lukas, Lukas Schwaighofer (2017-10-17): > sorry to ask for yet another sponsoring so soon. Two days ago upstream > merged the fix for allowing extlinux to boot from ext4 filesystems with > the 64bit feature enabled, which I'd like to get uploaded soon. > > With the

Re: syslinux: updating in stretch?

2017-10-17 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi Lukas, And thanks for your mail. I'm adding debian-boot@ for their information. Lukas Schwaighofer (2017-10-17): > as it turns out, syslinux in stretch is in a quite sorry state. To > summarize: > > 1. Booting from ext4 partitions created with Debian stretch does

Re: Bug#878483: task-gnome-desktop: Drop extra Recommends

2017-10-13 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi debian-cd@, Will the patch quoted below change anything for the installation image generation? ISTR we've had some fun regarding network-manager but I don't remember the details exactly. Thanks. Jeremy Bicha (2017-10-13): > > From

Re: Bug#874251: installation-reports: Debian 9.1 installer fails on HP ProLiant DL360 G4 with HP Smart Array 6i

2017-09-04 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi, Adding kernel maintainers and debian-cd to the loop. rpr // (2017-09-04): > Package: installation-reports > Severity: important > > -- Package-specific info: > > Boot method: USB flash drive > Image version: >

Re: Bug#867898: debian-installer-netboot-images: debian-installer-9-netboot-amd64 scsi modules missing. Netboot image unusable

2017-07-12 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi, Paschedag, Robert (2017-07-12): > thank you for your hints on the packages, that *are* available for > amd64. The package we need is > > scsi-modules-4.9.0-3-amd64-di_4.9.30-2_amd64.udeb > > this one contains the needed modules for the LSI logic controller (and

Re: Scheduling 9.1, maybe 8.9

2017-06-25 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi, Jonathan Wiltshire (2017-06-25): > A month or so from 9.0 bring us to about 15th July. How would any of > these suit? Is 8.9 at the same time feasible? > > 8/9 July (probably a bit soon) > 15/16 July > 22/23 July I should be equally busy on all weeks leading to these

Re: Bug#864970: www.debian.org: downloads page is missing download links

2017-06-18 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Control: tag -1 pending Hi, Stuart Prescott (2017-06-18): > Package: www.debian.org > Severity: important > > Hi! > > in amongst all the excitement of the stretch release, the downloads page [1] > has lost most of the download links. The only link currently displayed is >

Bug#843943: debian-cd: please mention the dinstall serial in a trace file

2017-04-24 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Steve McIntyre (2017-04-25): > Looks good (ish!) The code's fine, but I'll move it to the setup.git > repo. The code in debian-cd/contrib is just a convenience copy for > publishing what we do in the package. Alright, thanks! > >> Also, as as side question, do we prevent the

Bug#843943: debian-cd: please mention the dinstall serial in a trace file

2017-04-23 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi, Cyril Brulebois <k...@debian.org> (2017-04-13): > Cyril Brulebois <k...@debian.org> (2016-11-11): > > Since pettersson has a mirror with project/trace, which gives us access > > to archive serial, it would be nice to have a look when the build starts > > and

Bug#843943: debian-cd: please mention the dinstall serial in a trace file

2017-04-13 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Cyril Brulebois <k...@debian.org> (2016-11-11): > Since pettersson has a mirror with project/trace, which gives us access > to archive serial, it would be nice to have a look when the build starts > and to report this, maybe in a trace file alongside cdimage.debian.org? Here'

Re: 8.8 planning

2017-03-16 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi, Julien Cristau (2017-03-14): > It's time to start thinking about our next stable point release. Here > are some dates, please let us know which ones would work. > > * April 8-9 Not ideal for me. > * April 15-16 > * April 22-23 > * April 29-30 > * May 6-7 All those

Re: Bug#852002: override: libncurses5:libs/important

2017-02-15 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi, Ansgar Burchardt (2017-02-14): > Control: retitle -1 override: libncurses5:libs/optional > > Andreas Henriksson writes: > > On Fri, Jan 20, 2017 at 06:05:15PM +0100, Sven Joachim wrote: > > [...] > >> Please downgrade the priority so that libncurses5 does not get

Re: Bug#855035: debian-installer: https does not work with stretch rc2 installer

2017-02-15 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi Hilko, Cyril Brulebois <k...@debian.org> (2017-02-15): > Eww, we have this code right now already: > | # If we need SSL certificates, copy them in now. > | if [ "$PROTOCOL" = "https" ] && [ -d /etc/ssl/certs ]; then > |

Re: Bug#855035: debian-installer: https does not work with stretch rc2 installer

2017-02-15 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Cyril Brulebois <k...@debian.org> (2017-02-15): > I should clarify a bit: we can't look at PROTOCOL at this point, since a > netinst with mirror/protocol=https is going to use local files on the > cdrom; if it was using https, debootstrap would do the job already > (except it

Re: Bug#855035: debian-installer: https does not work with stretch rc2 installer

2017-02-15 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Cyril Brulebois <k...@debian.org> (2017-02-14): > Philipp Kern <pk...@debian.org> (2017-02-14): > > Given that Steve added it to the CD's force list, what about adding the two > > packages to $include in the https check that already exists in > > bootstrap-base.pos

Re: Bug#855035: debian-installer: https does not work with stretch rc2 installer

2017-02-14 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Philipp Kern (2017-02-14): > Given that Steve added it to the CD's force list, what about adding the two > packages to $include in the https check that already exists in > bootstrap-base.postinst (to set the proxy correctly)? I don't see a good way > of adding the two packages

Re: Bug#855035: debian-installer: https does not work with stretch rc2 installer

2017-02-13 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Thanks Hilko. Hilko Bengen (2017-02-13): > Here. I have stripped out the kernel messages. Nothing interesting there, same locally with my own tests with your boot parameters. I guess it wouldn't hurt if we had more details in syslog from bootstrap-base… Anyway, adding a few

Re: Bug#855035: debian-installer: https does not work with stretch rc2 installer

2017-02-13 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi Hilko, And thanks for your report. Hilko Bengen (2017-02-13): > Dear Maintainers, > > while working to build a more automated installation process around d-i > Stretch RC 2 (using the netinst iso), I tried to preseed the following: > > , > | choose-mirror-bin

Re: Bug#851514: Installer using virtio disk or CD-ROM fails to find itself

2017-02-04 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Josh Triplett (2017-01-15): > Package: installation-reports > Severity: normal > > An installation on a virtual machine booting the installer from a virtio > disk or CDROM drive results in a "Detect and mount CD-ROM" failure ("No > common CD-ROM drive was detected.") after

Re: Planning for d-i Stretch Alpha 9

2016-12-17 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi, Cyril Brulebois <k...@debian.org> (2016-11-21): > Ben Hutchings <b...@decadent.org.uk> (2016-11-20): > > Yes, there will be an ABI bump in the next upload to unstable > > (probably within the next week). > > Thanks! I'll wait for that to happen &

Re: Planning for d-i Stretch Alpha 9

2016-11-21 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Ben Hutchings <b...@decadent.org.uk> (2016-11-20): > On Sun, 2016-11-20 at 04:06 +0100, Cyril Brulebois wrote: > [...] > > [Actual question] > > > > I'd like to know whether you already have some kind of planning for the > > next ABI bump(s?) on the linux side

Planning for d-i Stretch Alpha 9

2016-11-19 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi kernel team, [Context] I've been busy on other topics and a few months happened between Stretch Alpha 7 and Stretch Alpha 8. There were some hiccups when I tried to get stuff in shape, so we ended up blocking quite a few packages in the process, including the bump to linux 4.8. As a side

Re: Bug#808874: debian-installer: FTBFS on i386: 586 vs. 686

2016-11-19 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Version: 20160101 Adam D. Barratt (2016-02-21): > It looks like the 20160101 upload included relevant changes, and built > happily on i386. Is there anything remaining to fix? In the “better late than never” category: I think we're all set. (I had forgotten I uploaded

Bug#843943: debian-cd: please mention the dinstall serial in a trace file

2016-11-10 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Package: debian-cd Severity: normal (X-D-Cc: debian-b...@lists.debian.org) Hi, Since pettersson has a mirror with project/trace, which gives us access to archive serial, it would be nice to have a look when the build starts and to report this, maybe in a trace file alongside cdimage.debian.org?

Cleaning up old d-i images

2016-10-31 Thread Cyril Brulebois
When last requesting a dak copy-installer (to get the installer-$arch files copied from unstable to testing), I've been thinking about (and right after that poked about) getting rid of old d-i images. Right now, unstable has the following versions: 20150422 20150718 20150813 20150828

Re: 8.6 planning

2016-08-29 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi, Adam D. Barratt (2016-08-29): > We seem to have converged on these two. The 10th is doable, but means > freezing over the coming weekend and I'm not sure how much time I'll > have between now and then, so I'm tempted to opt for the 17th and get > the announcement

Re: 8.6 planning

2016-08-14 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Adam D. Barratt (2016-08-07): > It's time for another Jessie point release; as wheezy's EOL, we don't > have to worry about trying to fit two in at the same time. Some possible > dates: > > August 20th/21st - doesn't work for me > > August 27th/28th - public holiday

Re: [RFC] Switching dpkg-deb --uniform-compression by default

2016-07-14 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi, Guillem Jover (2016-07-06): > I'd like consider switching dpkg-deb --uniform-compression by default, > so that both control.tar and data.tar members use the same > compression, which currently would be xz (or gzip with -Zgzip). (AFAICT 'none' is still supported, contrary

Re: Next d-i alpha release: late June

2016-06-28 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi, Nicholas D Steeves (2016-06-28): > Could someone please tell me what the deadline is for adding expanded > partman-btrfs functionality? My proposal is in a thread on > debian-b...@lists.debian.org, subject: "Re: btrfs subvolume naming > scheme". A résumé of the read is:

Next d-i alpha release: late June

2016-06-24 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi, I've just checked with Ben, it seems we could be getting a 4.6 kernel suitable for testing (no regressions reported from previous version + mips* FTBFS fix) shortly. We could think about urgenting it into testing and releasing a new d-i early in the week, which seems OK on the -cd side too.

Bug#827610: Debian Pure Blends installation menu unclear (Stretch)

2016-06-21 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Control: tag -1 stretch Michael Wilson (2016-06-18): > Package: installation-reports cdrom > Version: Alpha 6 release > Tags: stretch > > Maintainers, > > As a Debian Science end-user, I applaud the inclusion of Debian Pure > Blends in the installation menu.

Re: Improving firmware reporting

2016-05-22 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Ben Hutchings (2016-05-22): > All the binary packages built from firmware-nonfree get it > automatically, but I forgot there were so many other firmware packages. > Maybe your way is better for now. ACK. Easy enough to toggle between both anyway. Maybe I should even keep

Re: Improving firmware reporting

2016-05-22 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Cyril Brulebois <k...@debian.org> (2016-05-22): > Ben Hutchings <b...@decadent.org.uk> (2016-05-22): > > That information already exists in DEP-11 metadata that APT will > > download for us. > > Right, forgot about that. But what the mapping is built from

Re: Improving firmware reporting

2016-05-22 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Ben Hutchings <b...@decadent.org.uk> (2016-05-22): > On Sun, 2016-05-22 at 19:26 +0200, Cyril Brulebois wrote: > > [ Note: I've added d-l-e to the loop since people there might have some > >   insight about the prompt update I'm proposing. ] > > > > Hi, > >

Improving firmware reporting

2016-05-22 Thread Cyril Brulebois
[ Note: I've added d-l-e to the loop since people there might have some insight about the prompt update I'm proposing. ] Hi, An email earlier today reminded me of this old topic: it would be nice if hw-detect would point us to the right firmware package(s) instead of letting D-I only report

Re: Bug#758116: Allow to select Blends selection during installation - just "DE", "Web server", "Mail server" is NOT enough

2016-05-22 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Petter Reinholdtsen <p...@hungry.com> (2016-05-22): > [Cyril Brulebois] > > There's no udebs involved in what I summarized for Blends. > > Exactly. Thanks for confirming that your “Being able to add extra tasks using udebs is a feature, not a bug.” wasn't really on topic the

Re: Bug#758116: Allow to select Blends selection during installation - just "DE", "Web server", "Mail server" is NOT enough

2016-05-21 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Petter Reinholdtsen <p...@hungry.com> (2016-05-21): > [Cyril Brulebois] > > I'm very much not happy with tasksel's picking up whatever people have > > managed to get into a basic system, and I would very much prefer if it > > would only look at its own debian-t

Re: Bug#758116: Allow to select Blends selection during installation - just "DE", "Web server", "Mail server" is NOT enough

2016-05-21 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Cyril Brulebois <k...@debian.org> (2016-05-21): > I'm very much not happy with tasksel's picking up whatever people have > managed to get into a basic system, and I would very much prefer if it > would only look at its own debian-tasks.desc when running from the > install

Re: debian-installer issues with no wireless network connection after a text based Jessie installation

2016-05-20 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi Nick, Nick Gawronski (2016-05-20): > Hi, The name of the iso I was using is firmware-8.0.0-amd64-netinst.iso > > and it is in the archive for the debian-installer. I ran the installation > using this image as my network cards both wired and wireless require >

Re: Torrent file for netinst non-free firmware doesn't work

2016-05-16 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi, Albin Otterhäll (2016-05-15): > The torrent for the 8.4.0 64-bit netinst CD image[1] doesn't work. I > haven't tested the torrents other architecture. > > [1] > http://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/unofficial/non-free/cd-including-firmware/8.4.0/amd64/bt-cd/ Adding

Re: Bug#819719: override: apt:admin/required

2016-05-04 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi Ansgar, And thanks for the prod/sorry for the lag. Ansgar Burchardt (2016-04-01): > Package: ftp.debian.org > Severity: normal > > apt is currently at Priority: important, but debootstrap treats it > like Priority: required by including it in every variant explicitly: >

Re: Bug#816682: live-installer: Inaccessible utility

2016-03-07 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Samuel Thibault (2016-03-08): > There was also a bug in at-spi2-atk, I have uploaded a fixed package. > > So, to summarize the needed steps to get d-i accessible from debian live: > > - at-spi2-atk fix (debian/patches/p2p), done. > - adding a udeb for libgail-common &

Mirror cdimage.debian.org?

2016-01-02 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi, A friend of mine noted cdimage.debian.org was rather slow from France, and thought there might be some CDN misconfiguration. AFAICT, cdimage.debian.org is served from two IPs at acc.umu.se; would it make sense to have its contents mirrored somewhere else? Any estimate as far as size goes?

Bug#809698: debian-cd: please switch d-i.debian.org URIs from http to https.

2016-01-02 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001 From: Cyril Brulebois <k...@debian.org> Date: Sun, 3 Jan 2016 01:03:24 +0100 Subject: [PATCH] Switch d-i.debian.org URIs from http to https. --- debian/changelog | 3 +++ tools/boot/jessie/boot-alpha | 2 +- tools/boot/jessie/boot-arm

Re: Bug#808874: debian-installer: FTBFS on i386: 586 vs. 686

2015-12-25 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Ben Hutchings <b...@decadent.org.uk> (2015-12-24): > On Thu, 2015-12-24 at 03:30 +0100, Cyril Brulebois wrote: > > Ben Hutchings <b...@decadent.org.uk> (2015-12-24): > > > I already updated base-installer for this, and I think the only other > > > change nee

Re: Bug#808874: debian-installer: FTBFS on i386: 586 vs. 686

2015-12-23 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Ben Hutchings (2015-12-24): > I already updated base-installer for this, and I think the only other > change needed was in build/config/i386.cfg.  I've pushed a change to > that. Checking my notes, it appears the following bits were involved last time: base-installer,

Re: Tentative last d-i release for 2015?

2015-12-20 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Emilio Pozuelo Monfort (2015-12-18): > My apologies. I didn't think this through... I guess we've been > waiting for this transition for so long that I just was too happy to > be able to start it. I guess I also thought you were building d-i out > of testing, and that's why I

Re: Tentative last d-i release for 2015?

2015-12-17 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Emilio Pozuelo Monfort (2015-12-13): > We're getting close to start the Perl transition. I guess there are packages > in > there building udebs, and I guess the transition won't be over by the weekend > (so the block may be alright, and in any case we could wait a couple of

Re: Tentative last d-i release for 2015?

2015-12-15 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi, Emilio Pozuelo Monfort (2015-12-13): > We're getting close to start the Perl transition. I guess there are > packages in there building udebs, and I guess the transition won't be > over by the weekend (so the block may be alright, and in any case we > could wait a couple of

Tentative last d-i release for 2015?

2015-12-13 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi, I'm not entirely sure I'll manage to get that to work but I'd like to consider performing a last d-i release for 2015. I haven't been paying attention closely enough over the past few days but if things are in shape somewhat, and if image builds can be performed, then maybe… Would debian-cd

Re: 8.3 planning

2015-12-04 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Adam D. Barratt (2015-12-04): > 2nd/3rd - depends how much people are still suffering. :-) I'd rather avoid this one, but might be able to. > 9th/10th > 16th/17th > 23rd/24th - likely to be bad for me Any of those should work as far as d-i goes. Mraw, KiBi.

Preparing d-i Stretch Alpha 4

2015-10-25 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi Steve, Cyril Brulebois <k...@debian.org> (2015-10-24): > Steve, feel free to start building images after the 1352Z dinstall and > associated mirror pulse which should propagate this new d-i version. It looks like the build finished. Any chance you could sign stuff and put i

Re: Preparing d-i Stretch Alpha 4

2015-10-25 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Steve McIntyre <st...@einval.com> (2015-10-25): > On Sun, Oct 25, 2015 at 12:25:25PM +0100, Cyril Brulebois wrote: > >Hi Steve, > > > >Cyril Brulebois <k...@debian.org> (2015-10-24): > >> Steve, feel free to start building images after the 1352Z dinst

Re: Preparing d-i Stretch Alpha 4

2015-10-25 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Steve McIntyre (2015-10-25): > On Sun, Oct 25, 2015 at 05:58:28PM +, Steve McIntyre wrote: > >XFCE and KDE both seem to work fine. \o/ Great. > As does Gnome on real hardware. Sigh at YA place where Gnome looks to > be failing in VM installations. :-( That (especially

Re: Please dak copy-installer 20151023

2015-10-24 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi, Ansgar Burchardt <ans...@debian.org> (2015-10-24): > Cyril Brulebois <k...@debian.org> writes: > > FTPmasters, please sync the installer from sid to testing: > > > > dak copy-installer 20151023 > > Done. Thanks, ftp & release people. Stev

Re: Towards D-I Stretch Alpha 4

2015-10-20 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi again, Steve McIntyre <st...@einval.com> (2015-10-08): > On Thu, Oct 08, 2015 at 05:14:17AM +0200, Cyril Brulebois wrote: > > I've just pushed a patch in D-I bumping the linux kernel ABI for the > > latest linux migration to testing, and therefore pondering when to > &

Towards D-I Stretch Alpha 4

2015-10-07 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi, I've just pushed a patch in D-I bumping the linux kernel ABI for the latest linux migration to testing, and therefore pondering when to schedule a release. I'm thinking somewhen before the end of October would be nice, if feasible on the debian-cd side. I don't think I've seen many changes

Bug#798908: debian-cd: Please support grub menuentry shortcuts

2015-10-02 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Steve McIntyre (2015-10-02): > [ Adding CC: to d-boot for KiBi and others to see too... ] > > On Sat, Oct 03, 2015 at 12:47:35AM +0200, Samuel Thibault wrote: > >Steve McIntyre, le Thu 01 Oct 2015 18:43:04 +0100, a écrit : > >> ACK. Fix in git now so stretch images from today

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