[Test-Announce] Rawhide validation testing is now OPEN!

poma pomidorabelisima at gmail.com
Fri Apr 18 15:51:15 UTC 2014

On 18.04.2014 06:30, Adam Williamson wrote:
> On Mon, 2014-04-14 at 23:51 +0200, poma wrote:
>>> or I suppose the other thing it could be is that some days the boot.iso
>>> compose may fail, and I'm not sure in that case if an old one is kept
>>> around or if it's just not present in the tree for that day. I'll check
>>> with releng and see what I can do to make this better. thanks!
>> There is no need, thank you.
>> I see the problem for the x86_64 is non-existent
>> 'syslinux-extlinux-nonlinux, essential package.
> Yeah, so I talked to releng today, and we think this is more or less
> what happened. The mirror redirect should make sure to only direct you
> to a mirror where the /devel tree exists, so that's not likely the
> problem. It's probably that there was a day when boot.iso compose
> failed, so mirrors which were already up-to-date with that day's compose
> would give you a 404, but mirrors which were still on the previous day's
> compose would work.
> There isn't much we can do about that given how the composes are done,
> so I've just added a note to the page (and the Rawhide page) explaining
> that when boot.iso compose fails the links won't work, and you'll just
> have to wait for another day or use a live image instead.



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