[syslinux] current state of pxelinux for UEFI...
William R. Somsky
somsky at uw.edu
Thu Nov 14 11:00:31 PST 2019
Do note that not everyone is running a Debian based system,
so "the current Debian Testing binary packages" are worthless to us.
On Fri, Nov 08, 2019 at 12:42:45AM +0000, Ady Ady via Syslinux wrote:
> > Any response would be welcome :-)
> As usual, builds/versions should not be mixed, at least within the same
> platform (bios/ia32/x64).
> Currently, the Syslinux-related binary packages in Debian are:
> _ extlinux
> _ isolinux
> _ pxelinux
> _ syslinux
> _ syslinux-common
> _ syslinux-efi
> _ syslinux-utils
> The list of packages and their contents might (or might not) change in
> the future.
> I don't know for how long we will have to repeat the following: the
> current official upstream git master head is not worth testing, as it
> will either FTBFS or the resulting binaries will fail. Testing official
> upstream 6.04-pre2 or 6.04-pre3 will fail too.
> Unless potential regressions are part of the testing goals, there is no
> point in testing with official upstream 6.03 when 6.04-pre1 (or, even
> better, the current Debian Testing binary packages) are available.
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