facter and KVM

Dustin Kirkland kirkland at ubuntu.com
Wed Jan 26 17:33:42 UTC 2011

Clint Byrum <clint at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> 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.

I'd agree too.  Please make sure you file a bug and follow the rest of
those procedures described in that SRU wiki document, and this should
go painlessly.


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