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On 12/10/2013 08:43 AM, Colin Watson wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 10, 2013 at 12:50:02AM -0800, Steve Langasek wrote:
>> Colin, it looks like you were the only person to have ever touched this
>> package in the seeds - and that only to move it from minimal to standard.
>> Do you think we can move memtest86+ somewhere higher in the stack, so that
>> it's only included on images that will run on real hardware? Should it even
>> still be installed by default on desktops/servers, or is having it available
>> on the install media sufficient?
> I think it's helpful for user-facing documentation for it to be
> consistently installed by default, especially since a system with memory
> integrity problems may have trouble installing packages; but I'd be
> happy for it to be moved out to desktop-common + server so that it
> doesn't end up in cloud images.
I tend to agree for the reasons stated above-- yes on default desktop and
non-cloud server installs, no on cloud installs if people don't want it there.
Jamie Strandboge http://www.ubuntu.com/