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5a354e2... by dann frazier on 2016-07-18

Import patches-unapplied version 20160121ubuntu2.2 to ubuntu/xenial-proposed

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New changelog entries:
  * [arm64] Server ISOs now exist and will be available in 16.04.1.
    (LP: #1604178)

5df1983... by dann frazier on 2016-06-07

Import patches-unapplied version 20160121ubuntu2.1 to ubuntu/xenial-proposed

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Changelog parent: 531e87f82371f62bcdb30e85e60041bbc948a735

New changelog entries:
  * Documentation updates for xenial, tracked via LP: #1590062:
    - Backport updates from yakkety that also apply to xenial:
      - 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      - en/welcome/what-is-debian.xml: drop another outdated reference to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.
      - 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.
      - Bump version numbers for xenial.
    - [arm64] Replace the CD-ROM instructions with a note that ISO images for
      won't be available until 16.04.1, at which point this change will need
      to be reverted. (Reminder is set in my calendar).

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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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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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.