"Essential" DEP17 /usr move in progress

Julian Andres Klode julian.klode at canonical.com
Thu Feb 22 21:19:51 UTC 2024

On Thu, Feb 22, 2024 at 07:32:29PM +0100, Julian Andres Klode wrote:
> Hello!
> as some might know I was about to look into moving the Essential
> set from / to /usr (bin, sbin, lib). This is now in full steam
> or rather almost done!
> Today, I spent the morning identifying packages, then uploading them
> to a PPA and testing bootstrapping with debootstrap and mmdebstrap,
> as well as upgrading my noble desktop.
> I then uploaded all packages except for glibc and base-files.
> We are trying to migrate the current -proposed glibc before uploading
> the new one such that we have a 2.39 in release pocket. But it fails
> with obscure britney messages:
>   got: 41+0: a-3:a-7:a-1:i-26:p-1:r-1:s-2
>   * arm64: libdsocksd0, libnss-db, libsocksd0, libsocksd0-dev,
>   * unscd, zzuf
> base-files and glibc need to migrate in the same britney run or
> debootstrap breaks; see LP#2054719 for more details:
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/glibc/+bug/2054719

This issue has now been resolved, glibc has migrated, and the
new glibc and base-files have been uploaded.

beware, here be dragons.

Thank you Graham for hinting and hinting and hinting.

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