On Sun, 2015-10-25 at 21:55 +0100, email@example.com wrote: > hi all, > > following an advice on the IRC channel, I'm posting here. > > I'm running a debian 8 updated. > I did install a kernel from backports a while ago. More precisely, > this one : linux-image-4.1.0-0.bpo.2-rt-686-pae. > > On another computer, I was looking to install the same kernel but I > can't find it anymore here : https://packages.debian.org/jessie- > backports/kernel/ > The new version (4.2.x) doesn't provide a RT flavour so I'm a bit > stuck since it's installed on one of my computer, but I can't install > it on another computer. > I know that as a workaround, I can still get the .deb from this > computer's /var/cache/apt/archives/ and install it on the other > computer. > That said, it looks a bit dirty and not sustainable on a long term > view. > > Can someone tell me if that's usual in backport that some package are > removed without an equivalent package provided (I'm quite new to > backport), or if it's unusual and due to something specific such as a > security issue in this package (or another thing) that I would have > missed? It's usual if a new version of the source package (linux in this case) doesn't build that same binary package any more. > Or, is there another specific place I can get this package from? All old packages are available from http://snapshot.debian.org but without any security support. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Never attribute to conspiracy what can adequately be explained by stupidity.
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