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3a43542... by Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre on 2018-04-25

Import patches-unapplied version 20160121ubuntu4 to ubuntu/bionic-proposed

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Changelog parent: fb889ececcd90801be3ca4a8c8b6c27fe2565719

New changelog entries:
  [ Doug Smythies ]
  * Fix typos in phrases where the sentence end dot is doubled.
  [ Frank Heimes ]
  * Update IBM Z/s390x and POWER support timeline.
  * Update supported architectures.
  * Various small changes for s390x-specific details of the install.
  [ Doug Smythies ]
  * Bump version numbers for Bionic.

fb889ec... by dann frazier on 2016-06-07

Import patches-unapplied version 20160121ubuntu3 to ubuntu/yakkety-proposed

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Changelog parent: 531e87f82371f62bcdb30e85e60041bbc948a735

New changelog entries:
  [ Steve Langasek ]
  * what-is-ubuntu.xml: long-overdue language updates. Don't call Ubuntu a
    "desktop operating system", and list all of the currently-supported
    architectures.
  * en/welcome/what-is-debian.xml: drop another outdated reference to Ubuntu
    being a "desktop" system.
  * build/arch-options: add a new 'supports-desktop' condition, which for the
    moment is set only on amd64, i386, and powerpc as the only architectures
    that any flavors are building desktop images for. This may warrant
    further refinement later.
  * disable various references to desktops when 'supports-desktop' is not
    set.
  [ dann frazier ]
  * List Cavium ThunderX as a supported arm64 platform
  * Make the bios-setup UEFI section apply to arm64 as well; move U-Boot
    specific content into a U-Boot-only section.
  [ Doug Smythies ]
  * Bump version numbers for xenial (currently accurate for yakkety as well).

531e87f... by Martin Pitt on 2016-02-04

Import patches-unapplied version 20160121ubuntu2 to ubuntu/xenial-proposed

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Changelog parent: 93299e06910647586ee2eee103da867b78ca0e63

New changelog entries:
  * en/appendix/chroot-install.xml: Revert Ubuntu delta about setting UTC in
    /etc/default/rcS instead of /etc/adjtime. (LP: #1541532)

93299e0... by Steve Langasek on 2016-01-26

Import patches-unapplied version 20160121ubuntu1 to ubuntu/xenial-proposed

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Changelog parent: 2809bc8cba140d0a5434d7dfc87ddea5aaa1b60b

New changelog entries:
  * Merge from Debian unstable. Remaining changes:
    - Extensive (although possibly incomplete) Ubuntu branding, adjustments
      for our mirror layout, etc.
    - Build only English (for now, until we figure out how to avoid trashing
      translations quite so badly with Ubuntu branding etc.).
    - Drop build-dependency on poxml for now, since we don't ship any
      translations.
    - Add "Ubuntu and Debian" and "What is Ubuntu?" section, text borrowed
      from the Ubuntu web site. Disable the "What is Debian GNU/Linux?"
      section.
    - Build only Ubuntu architectures (amd64, arm64, armhf, i386, powerpc,
      ppc64el, s390x).
    - Direct installation reports to ubuntu-users for now.
    - Document mounting /sys in various places.
    - Update chroot-install guide for language packs; add
      a bit more advice about installing grub.
    - Document our root password and sudo arrangements.
    - Adjust various memory and disk space requirements. Talk about the
      default Ubuntu desktop and Ubuntu tasks rather than Debian tasks.
    - Document network-console/authorized_keys_url feature
    - Document mirror/udeb/components.
    - Document scheme for preseeding the use of CC.archive.ubuntu.com
      mirrors.
    - Document how to override the weak password check.
    - Document preseeding user-setup's home directory encryption facility.
    - Document new simplified partman preseeding.
    - Document partman-auto-lvm/guided_size.
    - Document partman/default_filesystem.
    - Document live-installer/net-image.
    - Improve examples of tasksel/first preseeding to avoid mentioning
      standard, which is installed by default.
    - Document pkgsel/update-policy.
    - Document pkgsel/updatedb.
    - Document apt-setup/security_path.
    - Disable documentation of win32-loader.
    - Document netboot-style USB images. Still mention the hd-media images,
      but they're downplayed since many USB sticks are too small for a full
      Ubuntu ISO image.
    - Retain delta for commented-out OldWorld Mac support because it's easier
      than reverting it; but at this point OldWorld Macs will almost
      certainly never be supported in Ubuntu or Debian.
    - Remove comments about automatic installation methods that have been
      removed from Ubuntu.
    - Document Kickstart installations.
    - Unset supports-floppy-boot for all our architectures.
    - Don't recommend passing http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu to
      debootstrap.
    - Document that i586 processors and i686 without cmov are no longer
      supported.
    - Translate '&debian;' and '&debian-gnu;' xml entities to 'Ubuntu',
      allowing us to significantly reduce the branding delta.
    - Bump names for xenial.
    - Bump kernelversion to 4.3.
    - Disable all the documentation of loadlin, not just half of it.
    - Never enable the "new-arch" status for any Ubuntu archs.
    - Set the archive url dynamically based on the architecture, to cover
      ports.u.c vs. archive.u.c. LP: #1391019.
    - Revert installation guide changes that say to use /etc/adjtime instead
      of etc/default/rcS; /etc/adjtime is evilbadwrong and not used in
      Ubuntu.
    - Don't include information about tasks that Ubuntu doesn't have.
  * Revert the Debian change to mark "graphical install" as the default, which
    is not a supported option on our d-i based images.

2809bc8... by Samuel Thibault <email address hidden> on 2016-01-21

Import patches-unapplied version 20160121 to debian/sid

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Changelog parent: 562cc384607436d67d4b04ddc1d0b845b663a541

New changelog entries:
  [ Martin Michlmayr ]
  * Update scripts and entities to stretch release.
  * Remove the DNS-323 from the list of supported Orion devices.
  * Remove IXP4xx from the list of supported armel platforms.
  * Remove references to platforms that were last supported in Debian 7.
  * Document armel devices and platforms for which support was dropped.
  * Update list of supported QNAP models.
  * Add "MX53 LOCO Board" as alternative name for the MX53 Quick Start
    Board (see #788782).
  * List Seagate FreeAgent DockStar as supported plug computer.
  * Convert supported Kirkwood devices to a list.
  * Added QNAP TS-109, TS-209, TS-409 and TS-409U as supporteded
    models again.
  [ Vincent McIntyre ]
  * Document discrepancy between halt and poweroff. Closes: #789652.
  [ Łukasz Stelmach ]
  * Update information on hashed passwords. Closes: #801810.
  [ Samuel Thibault ]
  * Document the fourth bootline parameter of brltty.
  * Document the zoom support.
  [ Matt Kraai ]
  * Fix Instructions for creating syslinux.cfg according to syslinux 5.00
    change. Closes: #803267.
  [ Holger Wansing ]
  * Documenting that the graphical installer is now the default.
  [ Cyril Brulebois ]
  * Remove alternative build-dep on openjade1.3, thanks to Neil Roeth
    (Closes: #809523).

562cc38... by Samuel Thibault <email address hidden> on 2015-05-03

Import patches-unapplied version 20150528 to debian/sid

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Changelog parent: a40c3db2a39729bf7373c24fee56c220333668fa

New changelog entries:
  [ Samuel Thibault ]
  * Give to make-kpkg a "1.0.custom" revision instead of bogus "custom.1.0".
    Closes: #783613.
  * Add an example preseed entry for setting up multi-arch.
    Closes: #785165 . Thanks to Matthew Sweet for the patch.
  [ Christian Perrier ]
  * Fix kernel source compression extension in kernel-baking.xml
  [ Holger Wansing ]
  * Revert to documenting that the text installer is still the default
    installer.
  * Remove mention of kfreebsd as supported archs for Jessie

a40c3db... by Samuel Thibault <email address hidden> on 2015-04-22

Import patches-unapplied version 20150423 to debian/sid

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Changelog parent: 376e791fc1977f1ee61bbaaa3c7759571c34495d

New changelog entries:
  * A few translation updates.
  [ Samuel Thibault ]
  * Make size needed on / an entity, and bump its max to 310. Thanks Paolo
    Cavallini for the report and Laura Arjona Reina for the investigation!

376e791... by Samuel Thibault <email address hidden> on 2015-03-28

Import patches-unapplied version 20150417 to debian/sid

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Changelog parent: b35c2df4189e4682316236eeba02d14cb5bd0a62

New changelog entries:
  [ Stéphane Blondon ]
  * Improve html table aspect.
  * Add missing "warning" icon.
  [ Karsten Merker ]
  * Add a "Debian-provided U-Boot (system firmware) images" subsection
    in the "Pre-Installation Hardware and Operating System Setup" section
    and add a link to the U-Boot images in the "Downloading Files from
    Debian Mirrors" section.
  * Add a "Using pre-built SD-card images with the installer" subsection
    in the "Booting the Installer on ARM" section.
  * Correct the number of supported architectures (arm64 and ppc64el are
    release architectures now).
  * Add a "Pre-built netboot tarball" subsection for armhf in the
    "Booting by TFTP" section.
  * Add a "Console configuration" subsection in the "Booting the Installer
    on ARM" section.
  * Add information that the IXP4xx platform support in Jessie is limited
    to dist-upgrades from Wheezy, that new installations are not supported
    for the IXP4xx platform and that kernel support for it will definitely
    be dropped in Stretch.
  * Add LinkSprite pcDuino3 to the list of supported armhf systems.
  * Change http.debian.net references to httpredir.debian.org.
  [ Holger Wansing ]
  * Add ppc64el bits.
  [ Wookey ]
  * Update the "Supported Hardware" section for arm64.
  [ Steve McIntyre ]
  * Update stats for number of packages per arch, number of DDs and number
    of mailing lists
  * Add mention of BD-ROM like CD/DVD
  * Lots of updates to documentation about EFI
  * Make USB boot a more prominent option for booting the installer on x86
  * Remove the old hdX device names, switch to sdX for disks
  * Various fixes for arm* support
  * Loads of trivial translations.
  [ Samuel Thibault ]
  * Add missing "set -e" in build/Makefile to trap build failures.
    Closes: #782673.
  * Loads of trivial translations.
  * Fix moving the html images when destination already contains a built
    manual. Closes: #782765.

b35c2df... by Samuel Thibault <email address hidden> on 2015-01-03

Import patches-unapplied version 20150323 to debian/sid

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Changelog parent: 49195ae420a659c5ae2c375fc35cfc8822c6bd96

New changelog entries:
  [ Samuel Thibault ]
  * Rephrase documentation of grub-installer/bootdev to make it clear that it
    has to be specified. document that it can be preseeded with "default".
  * Update preseed grub-style partition name from grub1 style (hd0,0) to grub2
    style (hd0,1).
  * Avoid security issues while making an encrypted root password for a
    preseed file. Closes: #775718.
  * Re-enable da language.
  [ Stuart Prescott ]
  * Advise users not to use unetbootin
  * Suggest win32diskimager as an alternativee to unetbootin
  * Explicitly list the netinst, CD-1 and DVD-1 images as "which image should
    I use" is a FAQ.
  [ Karsten Merker ]
  * Update the armhf platform support status.
  * Update the u-boot USB boot command in the "Booting from a USB stick in
    u-boot" section as required by newer u-boot versions.
  [ Holger Wansing ]
  * Make year for copyright an entity.
  [ Stéphane Blondon ]
  * Add CSS for the html version.

49195ae... by Samuel Thibault <email address hidden> on 2014-12-30

Import patches-unapplied version 20141230 to debian/sid

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Changelog parent: 1994aff8e5a620fd3e3ddb0d21f185ed21f1d002

New changelog entries:
  [ Karsten Merker ]
  * List the armel MV78xx0 platform as no longer supported in Jessie
    (support was removed with linux-image 3.16.2-1) and remove the
    mv78xx0 flavor from the architecture table.
  * List the armel ixp4xx platform as (again) supported in Jessie.
    Support for it has been reenabled with kernel 3.16.
  * List the Wandboard Quad as supported armhf platform (based on
    installation report #773127).
  * Add a "Booting from a USB stick in u-boot" subsection in the
    "Booting the Installer on ARM" section.
  [ Ben Hutchings ]
  * Warn that one must copy hybrid images on whole USB sticks, not just a
    partition. Closes: #762024.
  [ Samuel Thibault ]
  * Fix preseed name: netcfg/link_detection_timeout ->
    netcfg/link_wait_timeout. Thanks Julien Cristau for noticing.
  * Update brltty URLs and version.
  * Update preseeding of desktops and list of desktops.
  * Add arm64 and ppc64el manual builds.
  * Update tasks installation sizes.
  * It is now possible to choose the installed desktop, and the default is now
    Gnome on x86. Closes: #764026.
  * Fix documentation for -- after it was turned into --- for fixing #764675.
  * Explicit that console=ttyS0,something has to be put after ---.
  [ Baptiste Jammet ]
  * Update installation-guide for no separated /usr. Closes: #772461.