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Re: iso disc defects (and build process documentation)


2011/2/10 Jonathan Marsden <jmarsden@xxxxxxxxxxx>:
> Phill and the team,
> On Thu, 10 Feb 2011 18:00 +0000, "Phill Whiteside" <phillw@xxxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
>> Julien Did say that the autotest had gotten broken again,
>> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/Testing#Manual%20test%20of%20iso%20and%20cdI'm
>> just waiting on someone giving me the filesize so I can update that
>> area for a2.
> Is there any documentation on the LUbuntu CD image build process
> anywhere?  If so, where?
Nothing for now, because I still hope that the ISO will be build with
the official infrastructure. I don't want to spend too much time on
something that could be obsolete shortly. I also prbably know where is
the bug (same that the same time), I just need to spend some minutes
to focus on this.

> Is the creation of the LUbuntu ISO (including its md5sum used by the
> autotest menu entry) somewhat automated?  I'd look at what broke, and tr
> to fix it, if only I knew what that process is and how to perform it on
> my own machine(s)!
> Can I/we do anything to help with this -- including updating whatever
> documentation of this process exists?
See last comment.

> It is mildly frustrating to want to help, have the necessary tech skills
> to help, but be unable to help -- because existing processes within this
> team are either not documented, or the docs are not readily
> discoverable.  How can we, as the LUbuntu team, improve in this area?

Yes, sorry about that. I'm the one to blame :-/
I try to document the wiki for all the maintenance stuff here :

I also work a lot with Launchpad to follow bugs :

I also planned to push the packaging work on git (with the debian
one). It's something that I always postpone because I was the only
packager. If you plan to work on this, I can push them during the

I hope I'm complete enough, just ping me on IRC or on the mailing list
during the week-end if you need more information.

Julien Lavergne

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