Re: Ridiculously large packages

2009-11-20 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Steve McIntyre st...@einval.com (20/11/2009): If you ever want this to be available on Debian CDs, you're going to have to do something about the size. For now, I'm going to blacklist this package altogether. And you didn't see Urban Terror and its 700+ MB yet! Speaking of which, what's the

Re: Ridiculously large packages

2009-11-20 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Cyril Brulebois k...@debian.org (20/11/2009): And you didn't see Urban Terror and its 700+ MB yet! Speaking of which, what's the status of data.debian.org? IIRC, it's been in the pipe for 2+ years at the very least (was already mentioned during DC'07). :) OOH. http://ftp-master.debian.org

Re: [PATCH] Specify policy for use of revision IDs in version numbers

2011-04-30 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Ben Hutchings b...@decadent.org.uk (30/04/2011): --- This is based on recent discussions on debian-devel. There was not complete agreement, but I believe this reflects consensus. Ben. policy.sgml | 23 +++ 1 files changed, 23 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-) diff

Re: [RFH] Release of D-I Alpha1

2012-05-06 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi, Adam D. Barratt a...@adam-barratt.org.uk (06/05/2012): Apparently I missed that one of the outstanding changes in git was quite important - the kfreebsd-* binNMUs failed due to the kernel version having changed from 8.2 to 8.3, which was covered by ae6982018059e936e1b0fe5e72a9f735fb8db92a

[DRAFT] Debian Installer Wheezy Alpha1 release

2012-05-12 Thread Cyril Brulebois
: As mentioned on IRC basic tests made some bugs pop up, but nothing that should block alpha1 as far as I can tell. So please publish the images. The draft follows. Mraw, KiBi. From: Cyril Brulebois k...@debian.org To: debian-devel

Re: d-i: Plans for beta 1?

2012-06-22 Thread Cyril Brulebois
(adding -cd@) Steve McIntyre st...@einval.com (21/06/2012): On Thu, Jun 21, 2012 at 12:37:55AM +0200, Cyril Brulebois wrote: If there's nothing left on anyone's todo list, I'll try and release beta 1 over the week-end. Will have to check if something needs be done WRT upcoming kernel

Preparation for d-i beta 1

2012-06-24 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi folks, as you may know, nobody else stepped up, so I'm volunteering again to try and get a new debian-installer release out, codenamed « beta 1 ». I have looked at the packages mentioned on the udeb testing summary page[1] and I have “urgented” many of them, so that they reach testing sooner

Re: Preparation for d-i beta 1

2012-06-25 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Julien Cristau jcris...@debian.org (25/06/2012): Questions: A. if we build a debian-installer package against the old linux kernel ABI, and then images with that debian-installer, will the installer be able to install a kernel with the old ABI to begin with, *and* a kernel

Re: Preparation for d-i beta 1

2012-06-26 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Cyril Brulebois k...@debian.org (25/06/2012): TL;DR: - 1st d-i upload less than 12 hours from now. debian-installer was uploaded earlier today. - udeb freeze. debian-release, please put that back into place. Thanks already! Mraw, KiBi. signature.asc Description: Digital signature

Re: Preparation for d-i beta 1

2012-07-07 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Cyril Brulebois k...@debian.org (25/06/2012): - 1st d-i upload less than 12 hours from now. - udeb freeze. Done. - 2nd upload when the kernel is ready, hopefully some time next week. I have to review a few packages we might want to get into testing soon, that should happen during

Re: CD sizes again (and BoF reminder!)

2012-07-07 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Ansgar Burchardt ans...@debian.org (07/07/2012): Another question is if the release team would consider unblocking updated packages (with just the switch to xz for binaries). I think it would be nice to be able to get a useful desktop system using just the first CD, but I'm not sure if they

Finalizing beta1: please dak copy-installer, urgent d-i, build images

2012-07-13 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi ftpmasters, release team, cd team, please respectively, do: - dak copy-installer - urgent d-i - start building installation images (I think it needs at least a dinstall + a mirror pulse though); putting them into a “dot-dir” for the time being would be nice. I tested a few wheezy

Re: Finalizing beta1: please dak copy-installer, urgent d-i, build images

2012-07-13 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hello Steve, Cyril Brulebois k...@debian.org (14/07/2012): - start building installation images (I think it needs at least a dinstall + a mirror pulse though); putting them into a “dot-dir” for the time being would be nice. I have modified the following things on pettersson: - exit 0

Report from the first tests of d-i beta 1 candidate images

2012-07-17 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi -boot/-cd, Steve prepared candidate images for d-i beta 1, which I've started testing in virtual machines. Unfortunately the default desktop install (gnome) seems badly broken. So far, I didn't even manage to get a gdm3 prompt: #681830, #681837, #681855. http://bugs.debian.org/681830

Re: Report from the first tests of d-i beta 1 candidate images

2012-07-17 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Cyril Brulebois k...@debian.org (17/07/2012): some time to try kde/xfce/lxde/server installations, and possibly report some more bugs. Given the images are going to be re-built at some point, I think the pointer to the (known broken) images will be kept somewhere in #debian-boot's topic

Re: Report from the first tests of d-i beta 1 candidate images

2012-07-17 Thread Cyril Brulebois
(Adding the bug, dropping -release.) Ian Campbell i...@hellion.org.uk (17/07/2012): Installing from debian-wheezy-DI-b1-amd64-i386-netinst.iso in a Xen guest I get: ┌─┌┤ [!!] Configure the package manager ├┐┐ │ │

Re: debian-cd BoF at DebConf

2012-07-20 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hello, directing this mail to -dpkg@, which hopefully makes sense. Steve McIntyre st...@einval.com (21/07/2012): On Wed, Jul 18, 2012 at 09:01:21PM +0200, Guillem Jover wrote: Hi! On Wed, 2012-07-18 at 17:19:40 +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote: CD sizing problems == There

Towards d-i wheezy beta 2

2012-08-04 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hello, here's a prospective timeline for d-i wheezy beta 2: 3 weeks for development and bug fixes, 1 week for dealing with udeb-related unblock requests, building/testing images and preparing release announcement. The deadline should be pretty clear, and should let time for doc / translation

Re: Tasks and CD sizes again

2012-08-06 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hello debian-cd, Steve McIntyre st...@einval.com (30/07/2012): Just put up updated details at http://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/tmp/new-tasks/2012-07-30/ Gnome and KDE are looking closer, but still not there yet. Are we going to get dpkg xz support in the archive soon? as you might

Finalizing beta2: please dak copy-installer, urgent d-i, build images

2012-09-02 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi ftpmasters, release team, cd team, please respectively, do: - dak copy-installer - urgent d-i - start building installation images (I think it needs at least a dinstall + a mirror pulse though); putting them into a “dot-dir” for the time being would be nice. Mraw, KiBi.

Re: Finalizing beta2: please dak copy-installer, urgent d-i, build images

2012-09-03 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Cyril Brulebois k...@debian.org (02/09/2012): Hi ftpmasters, release team, cd team, please respectively, do: - dak copy-installer - urgent d-i - start building installation images (I think it needs at least a dinstall + a mirror pulse though); putting them into a “dot-dir

Towards d-i wheezy beta 3

2012-09-09 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hello, tiny wrap-up for beta 2: the release happened one week after the prospective date. Some tiny delays on various fronts added up and explain that, but the overall results don't seem too bad to me. That's why I'm going to propose the same timing for beta 3: 3 weeks for development and bug

Re: Closing in for d-i wheezy beta 3

2012-09-26 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Adam D. Barratt a...@adam-barratt.org.uk (26/09/2012): # xz compression + 4 RC bug fixes unblock grub2/1.99-23 unblock-udeb grub2/1.99-23 Looks sane enough to me. Great. Thanks for checking, I've urgented all packages I've mentioned accordingly. Steve, if britney runs fine tonight, we

Towards d-i wheezy beta 4

2012-10-28 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi folks, sorry, I hadn't found time yet to let you know about the prospective plans for beta 4. I also haven't found time to read most of the last ~ 200 mails on -boot@ but baring regressions in beta 3 (privext handling for netcfg/NM comes to mind, which got worked around already), I'm tempted

Finalizing beta4: please dak copy-installer, urgent d-i, build images

2012-11-16 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi ftpmasters, release team, cd team, please respectively, do: - dak copy-installer 20121114 - urgent d-i - start building installation images once the new installer is in; putting them into a “dot-dir” for the time being would be nice. Mraw, KiBi. signature.asc Description: Digital

Re: Bug#697868: network manager is installed when cd2 is also used

2013-01-27 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi Steve, any insight on this one? Seeing NM fall out of CD#1 after the efforts put into its being integrated properly on the netcfg side would seem slightly suboptimal… Steven Chamberlain ste...@pyro.eu.org (16/01/2013): On 16/01/13 15:36, Praveen A wrote: 2013/1/13 Steven Chamberlain

Please build images (was: Please dak copy-installer, urgent debian-installer)

2013-02-13 Thread Cyril Brulebois
On Wed, 13, Feb, 2013 at 07:36:25PM +0100, Niels Thykier spoke thus.. On 2013-02-13 19:25, Cyril Brulebois wrote: […] Urgented. Thanks! Mark Hymers m...@debian.org (13/02/2013): [ ] dak@franck:/home/mhy$ dak copy-installer 20130211 Will copy installer version 20130211 from suite unstable

Re: Other images (netboot, USB stick, etc.) for rc1

2013-02-18 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Holger Wansing li...@wansing-online.de (18/02/2013): define-tag other-images -images-list url=http://ftp.nl.debian.org/debian/dists/testing/main/installer-@ARCH@/current/images/; arch=strip-arches devel-images-arches / source / / +images-list

tasksel arch any vs. keeping track of n-m in debian-cd?

2013-04-05 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Joey Hess jo...@debian.org (07/03/2013): My concerns with going arch any would be that it becomes slower to make a tasksel change for some pressing concern, and this magnifies any installation breakage, or blockage caused by task dependencies. The same reason we keep debootstrap arch all. I'm

d-i wheezy rc2 preparation, take 1

2013-04-06 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi folks, unfortunately I haven't been able to keep up with announcing timelines like I tried to do during betas, but here we are: d-i wheezy rc2 should be happening during (or right after) this very weekend. Things I'd like to see merged: - netcfg (preseed bug -- fixed in git -- and iw

Re: d-i wheezy rc2 preparation, take 1

2013-04-07 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Updated summary: Cyril Brulebois k...@debian.org (07/04/2013): Cyril Brulebois k...@debian.org (06/04/2013): Things I'd like to see merged: - netcfg (preseed bug -- fixed in git -- and iw installation); awaiting some bits of review for the wireless-* settings part. Phil, maybe? RMs

Re: tasksel arch any vs. keeping track of n-m in debian-cd?

2013-04-09 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Thanks Steve. Steve McIntyre st...@einval.com (09/04/2013): What I did for RC1 in debian-cd was to add network-manager and network-manager-gnome to tasks/wheezy/Debian-{gnome,generic} *before* task-essential-gnome. That made sure that those two packages made it onto CD#1 regardless of other

Gnome installability vs. GNU/kFreeBSD (was: tasksel arch any vs. keeping track of n-m in debian-cd?)

2013-04-09 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Cyril Brulebois k...@debian.org (09/04/2013): Then I think I'd rather ask you to keep doing so for wheezy's lifetime, than trying to fiddle with tasksel at this very late point of the freeze. To clarify as I did on IRC: 1. I thought both the addition of iw and network-manager-gnome

Re: Bug#704748: Not a practical issue (could even be considered a feature...:-))

2013-04-15 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Steven Chamberlain ste...@pyro.eu.org (15/04/2013): For all the problems OdyX mentioned from testing, I've found a single cause and filed bug #705435. I've updated this page to demonstrate a functioning GNOME desktop on GNU/kFreeBSD:

Re: Bug#705530: unblock: brltty/4.4-10

2013-04-18 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Adam D. Barratt a...@adam-barratt.org.uk (17/04/2013): On Tue, 2013-04-16 at 10:18 +0200, Samuel Thibault wrote: Please unblock package brltty The intent of these changes is to fix bug #680636 by allowing to use the braille keyboard to type login/passwd at gdm3, by automatically running

Bug#704672: virtio-modules for sparc64

2013-04-29 Thread Cyril Brulebois
reopen -1 reassign -1 debian-installer 20130415 tag -1 pending thanks Artyom Tarasenko atar4q...@gmail.com (04/04/2013): Please note that this bug was earlier filed against the 'kernel' package (Bug#673320), and is resolved. Now there is a package virtio-modules-3.2.0-2-sparc64-di , but it's

Re: Upcoming oldstable point release (6.0.8)

2013-09-22 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Adam D. Barratt a...@adam-barratt.org.uk (2013-09-22): The next point release for squeeze (6.0.8) is scheduled for Saturday October 19th. Oldstable NEW will be frozen during the preceding weekend. As usual, base-files can be uploaded at any point before the freeze. I don't think I have

Re: Upcoming stable point release (7.2)

2013-09-22 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Adam D. Barratt a...@adam-barratt.org.uk (2013-09-22): The next point release for wheezy (7.2) is scheduled for Saturday October 12th. Stable NEW will be frozen during the preceding weekend. So there's a new linux kernel for that one:

broken kfreebsd cdimage building

2013-09-26 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi Robert, so you broke cdimage building for kfreebsd-*: http://anonscm.debian.org/gitweb/?p=d-i/debian-installer.git;a=commitdiff;h=c5a8de108e7828cc3e2694309cbb045eb8db521c http://anonscm.debian.org/gitweb/?p=d-i/debian-installer.git;a=commitdiff;h=c5a8de108e7828cc3e2694309cbb045eb8db521c

Re: Bug#332227: partconf: Exclude CD/DVD drives from partition search

2013-10-07 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Milan Kupcevic mi...@physics.harvard.edu (2013-05-02): Hi Cyril, Patch [0] supplied by Frank Fegert fixes this bug. Can we push partconf 1.41 with this fix in Wheezy r1? It will allow installation of Debian on VIOS virtual drives in LPAR's of IBM Power machines. Milan [0]

2 debian-installer uploads this week?!

2013-10-08 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi folks, you aren't crazy (or maybe you are, given the mailing lists you're reading, but that's another topic), I'm considering 2 uploads this week! d-i → sid = It's been a while since I've been wanting to upload d-i to unstable, but I failed to look into it until now. I thought it

Re: 2 debian-installer uploads this week?!

2013-10-10 Thread Cyril Brulebois
[ Dropping -cd@ from cc. ] Christian PERRIER bubu...@debian.org (2013-10-09): I'm all for this. I did my best (and worst) to upload nearly any pending change from our git trees, in order to give things a chance to get tested as early as possible. That had the disadvantage to lead to some

Fwd: Status of the first post-wheezy upload to sid

2013-10-13 Thread Cyril Brulebois
at two uploads before actually building cdimages, depending on how quickly we can find obvious bugs. Mraw, KiBi. ---BeginMessage--- Cyril Brulebois k...@debian.org (2013-10-13): I think that the above confirms your thoughts, so I'll probably proceed with a d-i upload to unstable later today. FWIW we

More frequent debian-installer uploads and CD releases?

2013-10-13 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi folks, lemme grab my beautiful d-i hat: U+1F3A9 Background == During the wheezy release cycle, the following debian-installer versions were uploaded (to unstable for most; to wheezy below the dotted line): version used in 20120327

Re: Changes for d-i, tasksel and d-cd

2013-10-31 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi Steve! Steve McIntyre st...@einval.com (2013-10-31): First of all, we spoke about switching to using the graphical installer by default back last year at DC12. But we never actually made the change then. I think it's time now, what do you guys think? That's something I stumbled upon again

Re: Changes for d-i, tasksel and d-cd

2013-11-01 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Luca Capello l...@pca.it (2013-11-01): IMHO there should be a DE with the basic needs (musicpictures, office, Internet life), I do not know how much that would take with Xfce. Then, one possibility would be to check what Grml (Bcc:ing Michael Prokop) provides that d-i does not, I usually have

Bug#731806: debian-installer: FTBFS on sparc: genisoimage errors

2013-12-09 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Source: debian-installer Version: 20131014 Severity: serious Justification: FTBFS Hi people, (-sparc, -cd, genisoimage maintainers x-d-cc'd) debian-installer 20131014 FTBFS'd on the buildd with: | […] | install -m 644 ./tmp/miniiso/boot_screens/notsupported.txt ./tmp/miniiso/cd_tree/boot |

Re: Bug#673644: Message at end of successful install talks about floppies (should be updated)

2014-03-02 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Christian PERRIER bubu...@debian.org (2014-03-02): Quoting Cyril Brulebois (k...@debian.org): _Description: Installation complete Installation is complete, so it is time to boot into your new system. - Make sure to remove the installation media (CD-ROM, floppies), so that - you boot

Re: Bug#712696: debian-installer: Add Cinnamon and Mate as alternative DEs.

2014-03-02 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Control: reassign -1 src:tasksel Steven Chamberlain ste...@pyro.eu.org (2014-02-02): Andreas Cadhalpun wrote: Re: Processed: closed by spam, thus reopening The bug wasn't closed by spam, but by Ben Hutchings who said: We do not have packages of these, and probably never will. This is not

Getting ready for d-i jessie alpha 1

2014-03-15 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi folks, I've just added a few hints (reproduced below) for a bunch of d-i related packages; debian-installer should be mostly in shape, I {think,hope}, so if nothing breaks too badly during the britney run, I'll probably look into building and uploading debian-installer this sunday. Then maybe

Re: Getting ready for d-i jessie alpha 1

2014-03-16 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Cyril Brulebois k...@debian.org (2014-03-15): I've just added a few hints (reproduced below) for a bunch of d-i related packages; debian-installer should be mostly in shape, I {think,hope}, so if nothing breaks too badly during the britney run, I'll probably look into building and uploading

Re: Please dak copy-installer 20140316

2014-03-17 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi, Ansgar Burchardt ans...@debian.org (2014-03-17): Cyril Brulebois k...@debian.org writes: please sync the installer from sid to testing: dak copy-installer 20140316 Done. thanks, Ansgar. CD team: please build jessie images at your earliest convenience. :-) Mraw, KiBi

Re: Debian Installer Jessie Alpha 1 release

2014-03-19 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Andreas Cadhalpun andreas.cadhal...@googlemail.com (2014-03-19): Hi, On 19.03.2014 02:42, Cyril Brulebois wrote: Behavorial changes in this release == * Xfce is the default desktop environment for the time being. Quoting tasksel's changelog

Re: Debian Installer Jessie Alpha 1 release

2014-03-19 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Andreas Cadhalpun andreas.cadhal...@googlemail.com (2014-03-19): Thanks, I found it there. It would have been great, if Kibi's announcement had mentioned this link instead of [2], which just links to the daily builds [3]. 2: http://www.debian.org/devel/debian-installer 3:

Final steps for Jessie Beta 1

2014-08-11 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi people, two parts in this mail: information for everyone, and action for debian-cd@ at the end. Bits of infomation: --- Thanks to Colin's last parted upload, partitioning is in a much better shape now. I've successfully tested the following things using an i386 netinstall

Re: Plan of action for Secure Boot support

2014-08-14 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi Ben, Ben Hutchings b...@decadent.org.uk (2013-08-13): Colin Watson and Stefano Rivera talked about how Ubuntu had implemented Secure Boot and what they believed were the requirements. Apparently, the Secure Boot spec requires each stage of the boot code to validate signatures only until

Re: Bug#485586: debian-installer: Default to graphical install

2014-08-18 Thread Cyril Brulebois
[ Adding -accessibility@ and -cd@ to the loop. ] Steve McIntyre st...@einval.com (2014-08-17): On Sun, Aug 17, 2014 at 01:25:28PM +0200, Cyril Brulebois wrote: Control: tag -1 confirmed Another issue is that it requires much more memory, but that IMO is not a blocker. It does require

Re: Bug#485586: debian-installer: Default to graphical install

2014-08-19 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Didier 'OdyX' Raboud o...@debian.org (2014-08-19): While I don't have a definitive opinion on the ordering of the menu choices, I definitively think amd64 should be picked by default on amd64 architectures. Especially since multiarch, there's no good reason left for installing i386 on

Re: Bug#742485: debian-installer: debian-testing-amd64-gnome-CD1.iso installs XFCE

2014-08-19 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi Fabian, Fabian Rodriguez magic...@member.fsf.org (2014-08-19): Package: debian-installer Followup-For: Bug #742485 Dear Maintainer, I tested installing from debian-testing-amd64-CD-1.iso obtained at http://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/weekly-builds/amd64/iso-cd/, expecting the Gnome

Re: Bug#742485: debian-installer: debian-testing-amd64-gnome-CD1.iso installs XFCE

2014-08-19 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Cyril Brulebois k...@debian.org (2014-08-19): Hi Fabian, Fabian Rodriguez magic...@member.fsf.org (2014-08-19): Package: debian-installer Followup-For: Bug #742485 Dear Maintainer, I tested installing from debian-testing-amd64-CD-1.iso obtained at http://cdimage.debian.org

Re: Bug#485586: debian-installer: Default to graphical install

2014-08-19 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Steve McIntyre st...@einval.com (2014-08-19): or do we split things even more? That menu is already too long, and causes scrolling for people to see the lower options (if they realise such a thing is possible!). How about we split things up some more, assuming we can get the auto-detect to

Debian installer and CD BoF: my views for jessie

2014-08-24 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi, since Steve asked me whether I had some stuff to share for the upcoming Debian installer and CD BoF at DebConf, here are a few things dug from my d-i todo list (without any kind of prioritization). In brackets, the status/impact for jessie. Since it's almost 6am locally, I hope you won't

Re: Debian installer and CD BoF: my views for jessie

2014-08-26 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Steven Chamberlain ste...@pyro.eu.org (2014-08-25): On 25/08/14 04:55, Cyril Brulebois wrote: * Architecture support: my own, limited testing made me discover how badly broken d-i on GNU/kFreeBSD was, and I shared my concerns some days ago with BSD people and the release team. I

Re: Question about custom Debian image

2014-09-09 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi Robert, Robert Yannetta robertyanne...@icloud.com (2014-09-09): Can you tell me whom I need to speak to about getting custom work done? I need a custom image of debian-7.6.0-amd64-netinst.iso with special Broadcom 57766-A1 ethernet drivers preinstalled. The standard image doesn’t even see

(Almost) Time for Jessie Beta 2?

2014-09-09 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi people, as you might have seen, a number of uploads happened lately and the d-i BoF notes from DebConf kindly provided by Steve (thanks!) reminded me about uploading d-i more often. So I think I'll try and achieve that as soon as linux 3.16 reaches testing (it was just uploaded to unstable,

Please ignore some warnings in jenkins

2014-09-16 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi Holger, could you please tweak the debian-installer jenkins job to ignore some warnings? https://jenkins.debian.net/view/d-i_packages/job/d-i_build_debian-installer/ I've just pushed a patch to deal with the job server warnings, as proposed in:

Re: 7.7 planning

2014-09-20 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Adam D. Barratt a...@adam-barratt.org.uk (2014-09-20): We're (over)due another wheezy point release; this time, 7.7. I propose we go for one of: 11/12 October 18/19 October 25/26 October As far as rebuilding/testing d-i is concerned, any of those should be just fine. Reminds me I have

Time for Jessie Beta 2?

2014-09-26 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Cyril Brulebois k...@debian.org (2014-09-10): as you might have seen, a number of uploads happened lately and the d-i BoF notes from DebConf kindly provided by Steve (thanks!) reminded me about uploading d-i more often. So I think I'll try and achieve that as soon as linux 3.16 reaches testing

Re: build interval for the weekly CDs (was: [RFC] d-i hd-media support for armhf)

2014-09-27 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Karsten Merker mer...@debian.org (2014-09-27): On Mon, Sep 22, 2014 at 12:17:23AM +0200, Karsten Merker wrote: I have started working on implementing hd-media support for the armhf platform in debian-installer. [snip] Attached is a first preliminary attempt at an implementation. The

Re: Time for Jessie Beta 2?

2014-09-28 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Ian Campbell i...@hellion.org.uk (2014-09-28): Should we do anything about #762007 (user-params breakage due to kernel changes) or can it wait? I might be mistaken but I think it can wait a bit until we agree on a solution and have some time to get it tested. WRT #762618 (empty grub.cfg in

Re: Time for Jessie Beta 2?

2014-09-28 Thread Cyril Brulebois
[ debian-release@: see last paragraph. ] Cyril Brulebois k...@debian.org (2014-09-26): Cyril Brulebois k...@debian.org (2014-09-10): as you might have seen, a number of uploads happened lately and the d-i BoF notes from DebConf kindly provided by Steve (thanks!) reminded me about uploading

Re: Time for Jessie Beta 2?

2014-09-30 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Aurelien Jarno aurel...@aurel32.net (2014-09-30): It might be interesting to also unblock netcfg 1.122 if we want to have a working d-i beta2 on s390x (and maybe on other architectures). The recent uploads have been built with gcc-4.9 instead of gcc-4.8, which triggers a bug that have been

Re: Time for Jessie Beta 2?

2014-09-30 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Cyril Brulebois k...@debian.org (2014-09-29): Besides partman-efi (uploaded today to drop armhf) decruft happened a few minutes ago, unblock-udeb in place. brltty (stuck because of llvm/clang issues) llvm/clang got either fixed or worked around, and brltty built. It reached testing

D-I Jessie Beta 2 on its way; udeb freeze lifted

2014-10-04 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi, Jessie Beta 2 images have been built and look good to me, so I've therefore lifted the udeb freeze. The release announce should be published somewhen this sunday. debian-cd people: as mentioned on IRC, feel free to sign and put images into place. systemd/dbus people: your packages should be

Bug#765555: cdimage.debian.org: debian-testing-i386-lxde-CD DL via Jigdo does not boot, no Kernel found

2014-10-16 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Control: block -1 by 765458 David Burke aamot...@gmail.com (2014-10-16): Package: cdimage.debian.org Severity: important Dear Maintainer, *** Please consider answering these questions, where appropriate *** * What led up to the situation? * What exactly did you do (or not do) that

Re: Debian testing installation failed in i386 (686-pae) - No installable kernel was found in ther defined APT sources.

2014-10-16 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Vochor voc...@gmail.com (2014-10-16): Hi, I am trying to install Debian testing in my laptop with no success. The installation reports the next message in the base system installation stage: No installable kernel was found in ther defined APT sources. I have no idea what the problem is.

Bug#765555: Bug#765458: apt: broken cdrom support, breaking installation from weekly ISO images

2014-10-17 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Cyril Brulebois k...@debian.org (2014-10-16): I've tweaked bits and pieces locally to use apt 1.0.9.3 at the appropriate time and I can confirm that the easy/usual one-CD case is fixed, thanks! It'd be nice to see what happens with several CDs but that's not going to be me today. Some

Re: New Mirror Site in VietNam

2014-10-23 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi, Hoàng Nguyễn Trọng hoang...@vinahost.vn (2014-10-24): Hello, Please add our's mirror site in database, thank you. Site: mirrors.vinahost.vn Backports packages, over HTTP: debian-backports/ CD/DVD images, over HTTP: debian-cd/ Backports mirror is updated from: ftp.jaist.ac.jp CD/DVD

Re: Debian Testing CDs Automatic Signing Key is not available from usual places

2014-11-02 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hello, Erkki Lintunen ebir...@iki.fi (2014-11-02): I couldn't find the Debian Testing CDs Automatic Signing Key debian-cd@lists.debian.org (Key fingerprint = F41D 3034 2F35 4669 5F65 C669 4246 8F40 09EA 8AC3) from keyservers or from keyring.debian.org. The key's information is listed on the

Matthew calling for feedback

2014-11-11 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi, just noticed this call: https://twitter.com/mjg59/status/532291014304604160 pointing to this spec: http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/MatthewGarrett/BootLoaderSpec/ Unfortunately I'm very low on free time right now, but if someone fancies discussing that with him, please keep debian-boot@

Re: [summary] Re: Bug#758234: transitive dependencies

2014-11-17 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi Charles, first of all, thanks for trying to get this sorted out! Charles Plessy ple...@debian.org (2014-11-17): [CCed all people who expressed themselves in #758234 (forgive me if I forgot some), and debian-boot and debian-cd (there is a question for you)] I must admit I'm busy with

Bug#769589: debian-cd: Please improve .disk/cd_type for non-complete builds

2014-11-18 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Steve McIntyre st...@einval.com (2014-11-18): On Mon, Nov 17, 2014 at 07:05:34AM +0100, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote: [Steve McIntyre] Interesting change; I'd be tempted to refactor things slightly in the code, but that's a secondary thing. I'm more curious: what are the ramifications for

Re: Providing (armhf) u-boot images together with d-i images?

2014-12-23 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Added debian-cd@. Karsten Merker mer...@debian.org (2014-12-23): On Thu, Dec 18, 2014 at 07:28:45PM +0100, Karsten Merker wrote: On Wed, Dec 03, 2014 at 03:10:37PM -0800, Vagrant Cascadian wrote: On 2014-12-03, Karsten Merker wrote: several armhf systems do not have u-boot (or another

Re: Providing (armhf) u-boot images together with d-i images?

2015-01-02 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Karsten Merker mer...@debian.org (2015-01-02): (Do your patches end up adding the correct Built-Using on u-boot?) No, they don't, but d-i does not do that for similar components on other platforms (syslinux/isolinux/grub) as well. Probably we should do that, but then it would have to be

Re: debian-cd in Git

2015-01-03 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Steve McIntyre st...@einval.com (2015-01-03): On Sat, Jan 03, 2015 at 03:46:18PM +1300, Philip Charles wrote: On Fri, 2015-01-02 at 23:56 +, Steve McIntyre wrote: How do you mean? We're building jessie stuff every day from git master. Is there something in particular that's broken for

Re: i386 EFI (and Mac builds)

2015-02-06 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Steve McIntyre st...@einval.com (2015-01-31): So, I've spent a lot of time hacking on things to get i386 and mixed amd64/i386 systems working with EFI in d-i, debian-cd, grub etc. Great. As an explanation: turning on i386 EFI is an easy thing, but it will cause some older x86 Macs to stop

Bug#776317: Jessie RC1 amd64 mini image missing efi bootloader

2015-01-27 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi Jack, and thanks for your report. Jack Truong jack.tru...@uwaterloo.ca (2015-01-26): Package: cdimage.debian.org Apologies if this is the wrong package. This might be, but don't worry, we'll sort it out. I'm using the jessie rc1 amd64 mini.iso and the EFI partition doesn't seem to

Bug#777712: i386 kernel list out of date

2015-02-12 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Steve McIntyre st...@einval.com (2015-02-12): Again, curious why you're looking at 3.1.13... Possibly because that's what's in stable and could be assumed to be used on the build machine. Mraw, KiBi. signature.asc Description: Digital signature

Re: Please dak copy-installer 20150107 hint it into testing

2015-01-07 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Ansgar Burchardt ans...@debian.org (2015-01-07): Cyril Brulebois k...@debian.org writes: dak copy-installer 20150107 Done. Thanks, Ansgar. Release team, I've gone ahead and hinted debian-installer myself, so that Steve (cc'd through debian-cd@) can trigger a build after the 1000 britney

Re: Providing (armhf) u-boot images together with d-i images?

2015-01-05 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi folks, Karsten Merker mer...@debian.org (2015-01-02): Ok, I'll change the wording for V4. My intention was to provide a generic README that works regardless of which compression options one chooses in the makefile, so that switching from .gz to .xz would be simple without having to think

Re: Providing (armhf) u-boot images together with d-i images?

2015-03-09 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Karsten Merker mer...@debian.org (2015-03-09): On Sun, Mar 08, 2015 at 04:07:35PM +0100, Cyril Brulebois wrote: Ian Campbell i...@debian.org (2015-01-07): On Fri, 2015-01-02 at 16:40 +0100, Cyril Brulebois wrote: Karsten Merker mer...@debian.org (2015-01-02): (Do your patches end

Bug#779616: debian-cd: broken debian-testing-$arch-netinst.iso generation?

2015-03-06 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Ian Campbell i...@debian.org (2015-03-05): On Thu, 2015-03-05 at 12:25 +0100, Cyril Brulebois wrote: OK. Assuming amd64 is working OK, I should check the rsync has not broken - that seems to be the most likely cause right now. Thinking: it would also be lovely to verify the versions

Bug#779616: debian-cd: broken debian-testing-$arch-netinst.iso generation?

2015-03-08 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Steve McIntyre st...@einval.com (2015-03-08): On Fri, Mar 06, 2015 at 06:51:46PM +0100, Cyril Brulebois wrote: Thinking a bit more about this: I think having weekly testing with everything from testing makes the most sense. OK... Are we going to do more frequent d-i uploads to make sure

Bug#779616: debian-cd: broken debian-testing-$arch-netinst.iso generation?

2015-03-02 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Package: debian-cd Severity: important Hi, it's been reported to me that debian-testing-amd64-netinst.iso[1] was broken, in that it features d-i using an “old” kernel (3.16.7-ckt4-3), but kernel udebs apparently from sid, as can be seen in the list file[2]: they're at version 3.16.7-ckt7-1. 1.

Bug#779616: debian-cd: broken debian-testing-$arch-netinst.iso generation?

2015-03-05 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Steve McIntyre st...@einval.com (2015-03-05): [ Writing this off-line again while travelling so I can't check things directly on pettersson etc. ] ACK. On Tue, Mar 03, 2015 at 03:47:12PM +0100, Cyril Brulebois wrote: Steve McIntyre st...@einval.com (2015-03-03): Hmmm. That's very odd

Re: Missing ext4 option in installer /cdimage/weekly-builds/i386/iso-cd

2015-03-03 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi Miguel, Miguel Mourão mourao.m...@gmail.com (2015-03-03): During a fresh instalation it was not possible to choose de ext4 file format. The only journal file system that appears was the xfs. I tested two times with the same results. The image that I used was the

Re: Missing ext4 option in installer /cdimage/weekly-builds/i386/iso-cd

2015-03-03 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Miguel Mourão mourao.m...@gmail.com (2015-03-03): I appreciate your help, but can't find the #779616 mail. Can you help me (newbie here!) Ah, sorry for the shortcut. You can find that bug report here: https://bugs.debian.org/779616 Mraw, KiBi. signature.asc Description: Digital signature

Bug#779616: debian-cd: broken debian-testing-$arch-netinst.iso generation?

2015-03-03 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Hi, Steve McIntyre st...@einval.com (2015-03-03): Hmmm. That's very odd. The weekly builds are currently set up to use daily d-i builds rather than what's in the archive, and they've been that way for a long time. I don't think that's a good idea. For one thing, there's no trust chain here

Re: debian-7.8.0-amd64-i386-netinst.iso.torrent is not available in bttracker.debian.org

2015-02-25 Thread Cyril Brulebois
Mattias Wadenstein mas...@acc.umu.se (2015-02-25): Fixed now, along with the other 5 0-byte files. Pondering how to best avoid it, but a bit sumped as on why LWP::Simple's mirror method would a) create 0-byte files and b) not mirror over the real file when there is a 0-byte file already there

Re: debian-7.8.0-amd64-i386-netinst.iso.torrent is not available in bttracker.debian.org

2015-02-25 Thread Cyril Brulebois
advocatux advoca...@gmail.com (2015-02-25): Hi, I hope 'debian-cd' is the right mailing list to ask about a Debian torrent tracker problem. If not, please direct me to the right place. I think it's fine but I've close to no knowledge about the bittorrent side.

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