ryan.harper at ubuntu.com
Fri Feb 7 15:19:00 UTC 2014
* Serge Hallyn <serge.hallyn at ubuntu.com> [2014-02-06 17:04]:
> Quoting Peter Matulis (peter.matulis at canonical.com):
> > On 12/10/2013 12:13 PM, Serge Hallyn wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > Years ago it was decided that vm-builder would be deprecated in favor
> > > of alternatives (cloud images, live-build, and some others). This was
> > > dicussed at at least two separate physical UDSes. However, it was
> > > never actually dropped from the archive. As a result people kept
> > > using it despite it being considered deprecated and no longer
> > > maintained. This is resulting in people losing data and time, i.e.
> > > https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/vm-builder/+bug/1090223
> > >
> > > I intend to open a bug to ask that it be removed from the archive
> > > for trusty. If anyone objects, please reply here.
> > What is the state of documentation for 'live-build and some others'? We
> > shouldn't assume everyone has been cloudified.
> Pretty poor. I am placing my hopes more on Robie's uvtool package than
> live-build. It is what I've been using for projects needing to migrate
> from vmbuilder. uvtool should definately gain a server guide section.
Definitely. I'd be happy to contribute here. I've been a heavy user of
uvtool since I found out about it last fall.
I saw this back in December, but didn't get a chance to play with it
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