Re: kernel-package 10.001 introduced to experimental
On Tue, Oct 25, 2005 at 05:07:43PM -0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> This is the first of a series of updates to kernel-package
> that have been planned for a long while now. This first release
> cleans up the rules file a bit, and make the./debian directory stand
> alone, so one can apt-get source kernel-image-foo andnot need
> kernel-package to regenerate the kernel-image package from th
cool great news!
wondering could we default the stem to linux?
> Also, this upload incorporates the initrd handling code that
> has seen the light in recent NMU's, with changes: I'll let the
> changelog below speak for itself. I have compiled and am now running
> a yaird initramfs generated by this version of the kernel-package, so
> at least the darn thing works for me.
yaird won't help for upgrade issues from sarge regarding the 2.4 issue.
please don't forget to test initramfs-tools. jbailey is planing the 1.0 soon.
the framework is great and modularized.
latest upload removed the mdadm and lvm2 dependency, which was done in 5
> The next step I want to undertake is getting rid of the long
> standing RC bug about the kernel image packages not using debconf;
> this is likely to take several versions to get done right, I
> suspect. Once debconf work is done, I'll continue to modularize and
> allow end users to implement their own replacements for some of the
> modular components of the build system; more on that later.
sounds great, looking forward.