Intention to drop Wubi from 13.04 release
openbcbc at gmail.com
Sat Apr 20 04:02:17 UTC 2013
Thanks for merging. I'll take a look at the UEFI issues.
On Fri, Apr 19, 2013 at 6:38 AM, Dmitrijs Ledkovs <dmitrij.ledkov at ubuntu.com
> On 8 April 2013 18:01, bcbc bcbc <openbcbc at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Re. the bugs. I had a look at "Wubi fails to detect 12.04.2 and 13.04
> > ISO" https://bugs.launchpad.net/wubi/+bug/1134770 and found that the
> fix is
> > a one-liner configuration file change (in data/isolist.ini).
> > The fix for "13.04 installer doesn't create user account"
> > https://bugs.launchpad.net/wubi/+bug/1155704 could be to simply remove
> > disk-image installs from 13.04. This again is a two line removal from the
> > same configuration file.
> > I've patched and tested both 12.04.2 and 13.04 with these changes to
> > they work.
> Thanks a lot for your branches. I have merge all of your fixes, tested
> it with window7 and they work correctly.
> For 13.04 we have disabled and stopped building disk-images, so those are
> And the isolist.ini is correct as per your patches to match reality.
> I have pinged Evan, to publish a release and request the wubi.exe
> builds for Precise and Raring be signed such that we can release them.
> I am not sure how long the delay is but hopefully we will be able to
> release wubi for precise & raring soon.
> > Re. Windows 8: that may not be solvable right now, but I expect there are
> > still many more BIOS-based computers out there than UEFI. And the regular
> > dual boot for UEFI has many problems as well. Wubi could probably be
> > about checking whether Windows is booting through UEFI and exit
> > prior to downloading the ISO/diskimage.
> Would you be able to contribute safe-guards (e.g. bail out, disable
> hibernation) and or Windows8 UEFI boot integration for wubi?
> The first one will prevent people from getting disappointed, while the
> later will potentially make wubi fully supperted yet again.
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