facter and KVM

Clint Byrum clint at ubuntu.com
Tue Jan 25 23:31:20 UTC 2011

On Tue, 2011-01-25 at 14:00 -0800, Mark Foster wrote:
> On 01/25/2011 11:48 AM, Oliver Brakmann wrote:
> > I'd like to ask for your opinion whether it would be worthwhile to file
> > a bug on this.  On the one hand, this is fixed upstream already, on the
> > other hand, both puppet and kvm are in main, and Lucid might benefit
> > from an SRU.  Is this SRU worthy?

Yes it is, please do!

> +1 since per https://wiki.ubuntu.com/StableReleaseUpdates it qualifies
> for both of these criteria in my opinion.
> # Bugs which do not fit under above categories, but (1) have an
> obviously safe patch and (2) affect an application rather than critical
> infrastructure packages (like X.org or the kernel).
> # For Long Term Support releases we regularly want to enable new
> hardware. Such changes are appropriate provided that we can ensure to
> not affect upgrades on existing hardware. For example, modaliases of
> newly introduced drivers must not overlap with previously shipped drivers.
> However it would also be necessary & wise to review the full change log
> entries since there is likely way more changed in 1.5.8 (vs. 1.5.6 or 7)
> than this one value change.

Right, I'd suggest that we just cherry pick the patch, as long as it
isn't too invasive.

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