Bug#428783: linux-latest-2.6: Use new Breaks field to avoid installing new kernel image if old packaged modules are installed
On Fri, Jun 15, 2007 at 10:46:04AM +0200, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> Indeed, and the version of the metapackages doesn't include an explicit
> reference to the ABI. IMO it should, then we could do:
> Depends: linux-image-2.6-686 (>= 2.6.21-1), linux-image-2.6-686 (<< 2.6.21-2)
2.6.21-1 <= 2.6.21-1-1 <= 2.6.21-2? I doubt it. And the linux-2.6
version also don't describe the abi.
> Currently you have to lookup the changelog of linux-image-2.6-686 to know
> the ABI it corresponds to, which is somehow inconvenient.
No, the depends clearly stats which abi this is.
> BTW, the version numbers in the changelog doesn't correspond to the
> version numbers of the generated package. While this is allowed, its there
> a compelling reason to do so in this case?
Otherwise the linux version would complete go away.
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