debian-installer 20080522ubuntu1 source package in Ubuntu


debian-installer (20080522ubuntu1) intrepid; urgency=low

  * Bump hd-media image size to 800MB so that Ubuntu ISO images fit on them
    (LP: #225402).
  * Resynchronise with Debian. Remaining changes:
    - Ubuntu branding of various kinds.
    - Use Ubuntu kernels. Various tweaks for different udeb splits.
    - Fetch distribution name and version number from lsb_release.
    - Use the full version number in image directories.
    - Build-depend on belocs-locales-bin.
    - Various boot screen text adjustments.
    - Add cli boot options.
    - Add memtest boot option.
    - Add live CD boot screens.
    - Adjust memory size recommendations.
    - Document pci=noacpi.
    - Add translatable boot screen text for gfxboot. Adjust existing text to
      refer to gfxboot UI where appropriate.
    - Use ubuntu-keyring-udeb (and gpgv-udeb) instead of the Debian archive
    - Switch all images to initramfs.
    - Add netboot images suitable for USB memory sticks.
    - Remove floppy support, since it never used to work with 2.6. (This may
      be fixed in the future.)
    - Disable GTK frontend.
    - Add kickseed-common and initrd-kickseed to all images containing
      preseed-common and initrd-preseed.
    - Add nfs-modules to all netboot images except powerpc, for Kickstart.
    - kbd-chooser -> console-setup.
    - Include keymap decision tree in all.utf.
    - Replace cdebconf-newt-entropy with cdebconf-newt-detect-keys in
    - Add bootchart-udeb to all images.
    - Add hdparm-udeb to cdrom images.
    - Add nic-firmware to netboot images and scsi-firmware to cdrom and
      hd-media images.
    - Make scsi-firmware optional.
    - Add oem-config-check to all images.
    - Ship elilo configuration on i386 for Intel-based Macs.
    - Use mkvmlinuz's fallback object files on powerpc rather than relying
      on the kernel's.
    - Use ${RAMDISK_SIZE} in sparc's silo.conf rather than a hardcoded size.
    - Add input-modules to the sparc netboot image.
    - Remove auto-install/ai-choosers targets, at least for now.
    - Switch i386 builds to the -generic kernel flavour.
    - Add a new netboot/386 build for i386 that uses the -386 kernel
    - Publish separate kernel and initrd for sparc64 netboot.
  * Backport from trunk:
    - Test OMIT_WIN32_LOADER in arch_cd_info_dir and arch_miniiso targets as
      well as arch_boot.
  * Don't use win32-loader on Ubuntu.
  * Set default suite to intrepid.
  * Replace the splash image with a converted copy of the one we use for
    gfxboot, which fits better with vesamenu.
  * Adjust vesamenu margin to accommodate our menu item names.
  * Move to 2.6.26-1 kernels.
  * Temporarily disable netboot/386 for now; we don't seem to have the
    pieces needed to build it.

debian-installer (20080522) unstable; urgency=low

  [ Stephen R. Marenka ]
  * Add atari keymaps to pkg-lists for m68k.

  [ Frans Pop ]
  * Lenny will be version 5.0.
  * Improve consistency between x86 syslinux bootmethod help screens.
  * Add nic-usb-modules to netboot images for x86 and ia64.

  [ Otavio Salvador ]
  * Update to 2.6.24-1 kernel (i386, mipsel, arm, armel and amd64).

  [ Robert Millan ]
  * Add images for the versatile platform (armel).

  [ Martin Michlmayr ]
  * Activate the images for the MIPS Malta platform (mips and mipsel),
    thanks Aurelien Jarno.
  * Remove the QEMU flavour on mips and mipsel since it's replaced
    by Malta.
  * Update mips to 2.6.24-1.
  * Use initramfs rather than cramfs on Cobalt since the initrd is too
  * Use initramfs on MIPS Malta.

  [ Frans Pop ]
  * Remove dropped cdrom-modules kernel udebs from package list for i386,
    amd64 and alpha.
  * Update to 2.6.24-1 kernel for alpha, hppa, ia64, powerpc, s390 and sparc.
  * Remove wireless-tools from package lists as it's not required to configure
    wireless networking.
  * Remove Alastair McKinstry and Joshua Kwan as Uploaders with many thanks
    for their past contributions.

  [ Joey Hess ]
  * The i386 root floppy has been changed to a bare gzipped cpio file,
    null-paddded to the end of the floppy. This needs rootskel-bootfloppy
    version 1.60.
  * Use syslinux's vesamenu for all x86 images except the boot floppy.
  * Split up syslinux config files.
  * Note that the pxelinux config file for serial terminals has been dropped,
    at least for now, since the split config files made it too difficult to
    set up.
  * Note that this needs debian-cd changes to change its code for
    merging syslinux configs when producing i386+amd64 CDs.
  * Document the irqpoll boot parameter. Closes: #477988

  [ Frans Pop ]
  * For official builds, include a file with translation status information in
    images to allow localechooser can warn users for incomplete translations.
    A current status file should be generated before every upload.

  [ Otavio Salvador ]
  * Use genisoimage instead of mkisofs.
  * Disable i386 floppy image since 2.6.24 kernel image is too big to fit
    on a floppy.

  [ Frans Pop ]
  * Include both version number and codename as release identification.
  * Add a file inside netboot tarballs. Closes: #475774.

  [ Otavio Salvador ]
  * Add cdebconf-text-entropy to common EXTRAUDEBS variable and
    cdebconf-gtk-entropy on all gtk images.

debian-installer (20080227) unstable; urgency=low

  [ Martin Michlmayr ]
  * Disable the Netwinder image for now since it's too large.

debian-installer (20080224) unstable; urgency=low

  [ Steve Langasek ]
  * Drop obsolete boot args from alpha netboot images.
  * Switch alpha cdrom images from initrd to initramfs (untested, but should

  [ Joey Hess ]
  * Changes to target lenny.

  [ Frans Pop ]
  * Drop build dependency on modutils (only needed for 2.4 kernels).
  * Excluding non-us for sources.list.udeb should no longer be needed; add
    exclusion for volatile.debian.{org,net}.
  * x86: document parameters to disable ACPI and USB on F6 isolinux help screen.
  * Switch i386, amd64, sparc and s/390 to 2.6.20-1.
  * Don't include usb-discover in images as USB modules should be loaded
    automatically now.

  [ Colin Watson ]
  * Don't try to mount devfs if $(TREE)/etc/udev exists.
  * Remove apparently-stray test for /dev/tty that broke tree_umount target
    for udev builds.
  * Run the demo in the C.UTF-8 locale.
  * Correct partman-auto-recipe.txt's descriptions of the $defaultignore,
    $lvmignore, and $lvmok specifiers to include the $.

  [ Martin Michlmayr ]
  * Remove rpc images because RiscPC machines are no longer supported.
  * Remove DECstation images because these machines are no longer supported.
  * Switch mips, mipsel and arm to 2.6.20-1.
  * Cobalt: don't turn the serial console on explicitly since this will
    kill Qube 2700 boxen and it's on by default on those machines with
    a serial console anyway.

  [ Joey Hess ]
  * Exclude pciutils-udeb from the i386 root floppy as it's out of space
    again thanks to libc etc bloat and we can do without lspci.
    Closes: #420078

  [ dann frazier ]
  * Update ia64 to 2.6.20 - omit scsi-common-modules udev since these modules
    have been merged into the scsi-modules udeb

  [ Martin Michlmayr ]
  * Switch arm, mips and mipsel to 2.6.21-1.

  [ Frans Pop ]
  * Switch i386, amd64, alpha and s390 to 2.6.21-1.
  * Include the default release for the target system and the release from
    which to retrieve udebs in images. The first makes it unnecessary to
    hardcode the default release in choose-mirror and the last ensures
    consistency between udebs included in the initrd and udebs retrieved
    during the installation. See #424640 and #426303.
    Requires net-retriever 1.18.

  [ Joey Hess ]
  * Stop including KEYRING onto initrds. Needs base-installer 1.80 and
    net-retriever 1.17, which use the udeb, and debian-archive-keyring-udeb
  * No need to unset KEYRING for floppies anymore. Closes: #423265.
  * Work around upx-ucl-beta bug #426747.
  * Exclude core-modules from i386 driver floppies, it's available on the root

  [ Stephen R. Marenka ]
  * m68k: Drop all non-at keymaps, except amiga, since we only support 2.6.
  * m68k: Add -at keymaps explicitly to atari floppy.
  * m68k: Add -amiga keymaps explicitly to pkg-lists.
  * m68k: Punt the remainder INITRD22 stuff and simplify the rest.
  * Switch m68k to 2.6.21-1.

  [ Frans Pop ]
  * Use BASEVERSION variable for powerpc to avoid needing to modify the kernel
    version for each flavor separately.
  * G-I for i386 is now also affected by the VT switching issue that earlier
    affected only amd64 (#373253). Include to work around this.
  * For i386 and amd64, add the 'quiet' kernel boot option for all boot
    methods except expert mode. This reduces the amount of output to the
    console to only a few messages before the first D-I dialog is displayed.
  * Drop build dependency on mkisofs for s390 as we don't need it there.

  [ Joey Hess ]
  * Changes to support new wireless nic modules udeb.
  * Switch i386 to have 3 net-drivers floppies. The second one now contains
    wireless, usb, and pcmcia drivers, while the third contains
  * Set APT::Install-Recommends=false in get-packages as a preventive measure
    to avoid getting recommended udebs when apt later defaults to installing
    recommends. (Mostly a no-op as there are very few udeb recommends

  [ Frans Pop ]
  * Increase build dependency on mklibs to version 0.1.23; needed to avoid
    build failures or broken images after post-Etch toolchain changes.
  * Switch alpha, amd64, arm, i386, m68k, mips, mipsel and s390 to 2.6.21-2.
  * Get rid of hardcoded kernel versions in boot configuration files for mips
    and mipsel; rename bootscreen-subst to bootvars-subst to reflect this
    somewhat more general use of this script.
  * Drop compatibility symlink to old location of the graphical mini.iso.
  * Switch ia64 to 2.6.21-2.

  [ Joey Hess ]
  * Switch to dhcp3-client-udeb.
  * Remove ugly workaround for apex filename transition, long over.

  [ Frans Pop ]
  * Remove support for sparc32 as it is no longer supported for Lenny.
  * Simplify build structure for sparc.
  * Switch sparc, powerpc and hppa to 2.6.21-2.

  [ Joey Hess ]
  * Remove pcmcia-cs-udeb from ads_cf image, as it's no longer in Debian.
  * Remove old "linux" syslinux label for x86, it was replaced by "install".
  * Convert mips/arcboot.conf to use "install" and not "linux" as the label as
  * Apply patch from Václav Ovsík adding a NETBOOT_DI_DIR variable.

  [ Davide Viti ]
  * Switch g-i as to use ttf-dejavu for rendering Georgian text

  [ Christian Perrier ]
  * Replace the build dependency on grep-dctrl (transition package) by dctrl-tools

  [ Joey Hess ]
  * Call dh_md5sums.

  [ Robert Millan ]
  * Integrate win32-loader utility.  (Closes: #412922)

  [ Martin Michlmayr ]
  * Fix the bootvars-subst call on mips so the actual kernel version will be

  [ Joey Hess ]
  * Change f8.txt to document tasksel/desktop.

  [ Jérémy Bobbio ]
  * Add support for apt_preferences(5) files (preferences.{deb,udeb}.local) to
    ease development when packages are broken in unstable.

  [ Bastian Blank ]
  * Support coming cdebconf frontend changes.
  * Bump build dependency for mklibs.

  [ Otavio Salvador ]
  * Switch alpha, amd64, arm, hppa, i386, ia64, m68k, mips, mipsel, powerpc,
    s390 and sparc to 2.6.22-2.
  * Load config/local by last so we can override previously set options.
  * Support setting an extra udeb to be included exporting the EXTRAS
    environment variable.
  * Allow DEBIAN_VERSION to be overriden using environment variable.

  [ Frans Pop ]
  * Disable builds for PowerPC PReP images as there are no prep kernels

  [ Joey Hess ]
  * Switch i386 to 2.6.22-3.

  [ Martin Michlmayr ]
  * Switch all other architectures to 2.6.22-3.
  * Use mklibs-copy rather than mklibs on mips and mipsel for now since
    the latter doesn't work.

  [ Colin Watson ]
  * Move Frans' d-i internals manual from doc/talks/d-i_debconf6/ to
    doc/devel/internals/, and build it by default.

  [ Joey Hess ]
  * Switch from upx-ucl-beta to upx-ucl, now that it's out of beta.
  * Avoid using sources.list.d when downloading udebs. Closes: #459612

  [ Aurelien Jarno ]
  * Add support for MIPS Malta platform, but keep it disabled for now.

  [ Frans Pop ]
  * Add build dependency on libgcc1 for i386 also as we include libgcc_s for
    graphical installer images.

 -- Colin Watson <email address hidden>   Tue, 17 Jun 2008 16:46:07 +0100

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