Wednesday, 28 November 2018

Re: /usr-merge by default for new installations, with backwards compat

On Thu, Nov 8, 2018 at 9:22 AM Robie Basak <> wrote:
> Hi Dimitri,
> I see that you blocked the SRU for debootstrap in LP: #1773496 / LP:
> #1800945 on a usr-merge problem. Please can you resolve this, given that
> you chose to drive this change in Ubuntu? I believe this is what is
> causing the sbuild autopkgtests in stable releases to fail - because
> distro-info-data now mismatches what debootstrap knows about.

Looks like this is blocking an SRU of mine:

Verification was done on Oct 26th (~1 month ago).

DEP8 is clean except for sbuild/0.75.0-1ubuntu1:

This is the failure in sbuild's test:
autopkgtest [16:51:16]: test build-procenv: [-----------------------
INFO: Creating sbuild chroot 'disco-amd64-sbuild' for release 'disco'
in directory '/tmp/autopkgtest.gqMpRP/autopkgtest_tmp/schroot-disco'
from url ''
mkdir /tmp/autopkgtest.gqMpRP/autopkgtest_tmp/schroot-disco
E: No such script: /usr/share/debootstrap/scripts/disco
E: Error running debootstrap at /usr/sbin/sbuild-createchroot line 274.

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