[Bug 1579950] Re: ubuntu-core tarballs to be renamed to ubuntu-base

Launchpad Bug Tracker 1579950 at bugs.launchpad.net
Tue May 10 00:07:46 UTC 2016

** Branch linked: lp:~ubuntu-core-dev/livecd-rootfs/xenial-proposed

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  ubuntu-core tarballs to be renamed to ubuntu-base

Status in livecd-rootfs package in Ubuntu:
  Fix Released
Status in livecd-rootfs source package in Trusty:
  In Progress
Status in livecd-rootfs source package in Xenial:
  In Progress

Bug description:
  [SRU Justification]
  To remove confusion with the ubuntu-core snappy product, the ubuntu-core root tarballs are being retroactively renamed to ubuntu-base.  This requires an SRU of livecd-rootfs to align with the changes in ubuntu-cdimage, so that daily/point release builds of the ubuntu-base tarballs continue to be possible.

  [Regression potential]
  Minimal; this is a minimal change to livecd-rootfs to recognize the ubuntu-base project name, all other code is left unchanged.

  [Test case]
  1. Run an ubuntu-base build with -proposed by running 'DIST=[xenial|trusty] PROPOSED=1 for-project ubuntu-core cron.daily-live --live'
  2. Confirm that the tarball builds successfully and contains a rootfs.

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