Cross-Build: Tools and package fixes improvements for minimal bootstrap support

Registered by Ricardo Salveti on 2012-06-19

Remaining fixes and improvements for minimal bootstrap support using cross-build with multi-arch. This is needed to support the remaining work necessary to be able to cross-bootstrap a rootfs, which will be used during ARMv8 bootstrap.

Blueprint information

Status:
Started
Approver:
Ricardo Salveti
Priority:
Medium
Drafter:
Wookey
Direction:
Approved
Assignee:
Wookey
Definition:
Approved
Series goal:
Accepted for trunk
Implementation:
Good progress
Milestone target:
milestone icon backlog
Started by
David Zinman on 2012-06-29

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[rsalveti, Jun 26, 2012] Please make sure the WIs are properly updated until Wednesday.
[rsalveti, Jun 28, 2012] Seems the blueprint is half done. Can you please make sure it's in sync later today so we know if we should bump it to next cycle or not? Thanks!
[dzin, jun 29, 2012] No input, moving to backlog
[dzin, Nov 14, 2012] To be put into 12.12 milestone

Meta:
Headline: Remaining tool and package related fixes are now available for Debian/Ubuntu, supporting further work for the cross-bootstrap support.
Acceptance: Remaining tools related fixes available for Debian/Ubuntu. List of the remaining package issues for the minimal rootfs (bootstrap cross buildd target). Fixes or bugs available for the remaining issues.

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Work Items

Work items:
Draft WIs: DONE
Update bootstrapping wiki page: DONE
Move bootstrap patches forward to current DPKG: DONE
Create cross-build-essential: DONE
Test 'package marking' code: DONE
Merge to Ubuntu version: DONE
Upload to PPA: DONE
Fix default field ordering issue: TODO
Write mail describing process/strategy to Debian devel: DONE
Send mail: TODO
Update package list according to bootstrap lists: DONE
Set up armhf automatic bootstrap: DONE

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