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   * http://anonscm.debian.org/gitweb/?p=debian-cd/pettersson-live.git;a=summary (the scripts we use on pettersson to make live and openstack images)

Debian CD


Interacting with the team

Usual roles

  • SteveMcIntyre (IRC nick Sledge) is team lead, doing most of the current development of debian-cd and the day-to-day maintenance of the regular builds.

  • Mattias Wadenstein (IRC nick maswan) maintains the servers and infrastructure that primarily serve the CD and DVD images.
  • AndySimpkins helps co-ordinate CD and DVD testing on release weekends


  • RaphaelHertzog (IRC nick buxy) wrote YACS (the software that grew into debian-cd) and has provided various fixes since

  • Frans Pop used to do a huge amount of work on debian-cd and debian-installer integration

  • JoeyHess used to maintain the task lists that define what packages need to go onto the CDs for debian-installer

  • Santiago Garcia used to run the regular builds, and the scripts in use today are still based on his work
  • NeilWilliams

  • IainLearmonth

  • ColinWatson

  • ?PetterReinholdtsen

  • OtavioSalvador

  • BdaleGarbee

  • ?RichardHirst

  • others...

Task description

We produce CDs and DVDs to help people install Debian. That means that we need to work regularly with other teams to make things work:

Then the work splits into two parts:

  • Developing the debian-cd software itself
  • Using that software regularly to generate and publish CD and DVD images, both daily/weekly for testing images and straight after each release for official stable images

Get involved

  • {*} Help test our images - download, test installations and report bugs

  • {*}{*} Look at the debian-cd bug list and see if you can help fix things

  • {*}{*}{*} mkisofs / genisoimage problems (especially on hfs hybrid images)

More stuff

Test results for our release images