Re: 2.6.12 in volatile?
On Thu, Aug 11, 2005 at 11:35:12AM +0900, Horms wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 10, 2005 at 07:56:00AM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> > > The latter, according to volatile policy (... must be autobuildable
> > > from the same release...).
> Is that part of the policy intended preclude providing an update to
> kernel-package (or any other tool) that might be needed? It would
> be good to clarify that.
> > Well, in both cases it will not be, so pushing in kernel-package 9.005
> > would be less work. And no, modifying linux-2.6 to use the sarge
> > kernel-package is not possible, which is why we fixed kernel-package.
> > The other solution would be for the linux-2.6 build to check the
> > version of kernel-package, and apply a patch to fix the issue if the
> > one in sarge is found.
> I am not quite sure what you are getting at there. Patch kernel-package
> in place?
The patch is just against /usr/share/kernel-package/rules. So, i suppose it
should be supposed, with some hack, to use our own version of the rules file.
> Another solution I thought of would be to bundle kernel-package inside
> linux-2.6 (for volatile/sarge) somewhere. Though I am not sure
> how much surgery would be required to relocate kernel-package.
Hehe, that is another option.
But the sane option would just be to backport the needed fix, and be gone with