[syslinux] current state of pxelinux for UEFI...

William R. Somsky somsky at uw.edu
Thu Nov 14 14:07:34 PST 2019

If they are useful, then one should note where they can be found
and how to extract them for anyone not using a Debian-based distro.
Saying just that they are in the Debian Testing repo, doesn't mean
much to a non-Debian-er...

On Thu, Nov 14, 2019 at 09:50:40PM +0000, Ady Ady via Syslinux wrote:
> > Do note that not everyone is running a Debian based system,
> > so "the current Debian Testing binary packages" are worthless to us.
> Debian's packages can be downloaded and used by anyone, even without 
> having Debian as OS. Even Windows' users can do it.
> That's similar to downloading and using the upstream archive of 
> Syslinux, whichever OS you are using.
> The upstream official archive of Syslinux 6.04-pre1 is the latest 
> "successfully-working" available at this moment (in comparison to 
> 6.04-pre2 and 6.04-pre3, that will fail). Debian's packages located 
> either in the "Testing" repository or in the "Unstable" repository, are 
> more up-to-date than upstream's 6.04-pre1, and they are not a complete 
> failure (in contrast to upstream's 6.04-pre2 and 6.04-pre3).
> All things considered, I definitely wouldn't call Debian's packages 
> "worthless" for non-Debian users.
> The current status of development of Syslinux leaves users with very 
> few pragmatical choices (if/when we limit ourselves to Syslinux).
> Regards,
> Ady.
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