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Re: problems with daily images

From: Samuel Thibault
Subject: Re: problems with daily images
Date: Sun, 24 Jan 2021 11:49:40 +0100
User-agent: NeoMutt/20170609 (1.8.3)

Damien Zammit, le dim. 24 janv. 2021 13:29:11 +1100, a ecrit:
> On 23/1/21 12:03 pm, Paul Dufresne wrote:
> > I have seen problems with daily images from:
> > https://people.debian.org/~sthibault/hurd-i386/installer/cdimage/
> > 
> > Was problems with vim, emacs, gdb... in previous days... I think but unsure 
> > Idon't seems to see them now.
> > Had tried previous monthly image, was also having vim and emacs 
> > installation problem.
> Does anyone have an exhaustive list of packages that are currently broken
> and part of the initial bootstrap install?

The thing is: this is not a simple task to compute. The debian-cd
scripts themselves get it wrong: they say that the base installable, but
the version mismatches break the configurability. So besically one has
to just try to install and see what happens; we used to have a
jenkins job on 


but this got broken at some point and nobody took the time to fix it.
The contact person is Holger Levsen <holger@layer-acht.org> and the
repository is on


> I think we know roughly how to fix the vim bug now, i.e. is there anything 
> else blocking fresh installs?

There seems to be at least gdb (which is fixed upstream), which I have
now also dropped from the daily build. I have started a build, we'll see
if that's enough.


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