Re: intent to change kernel ABI in sarge/updates
On Thu, Dec 15, 2005 at 09:55:37AM -0700, dann frazier wrote:
> I'd like to announce our intent to proceed with rev'ing the ABI for the
> "sarge2" set of kernel security updates that the kernel team is currently
> preparing. There are at least 3 outstanding security issues that
> would trigger an ABI change, two of which have been known since before
> As far as I can tell, an ABI change only breaks d-i if it is
> incorporated into a point release - updates to security.debian.org
> should be safe. We should therefore be able to move forward without
> impacting d-i, and begin work on the d-i update as soon as the security
> update is released. If I misunderstand, and we need synchronization at
> an earlier stage, please let me know.
How does this impact (if at all) on packages in Sarge which build
against the kernel?
(I'm primarily thinking of the packages which use module-assistant.)
If this is a non-issue great, but I admit I'm pretty ignorant when
it comes to such issues.