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Re: kernel abiname transition and security updates status

Christian T. Steigies wrote:
> I uploaded new 2.6.8 kernel-images for m68k a week ago, but I did not make it
> urgent...: Too young, only 7 of 10 days old
> For 2.4.27 I am waiting for the latest kernel-source to be released before I
> build new images. This is supposed to happen today/tomorrow? I should be able
> to get those images ready over the weekend then, and I'll try to remember to
> make it more urgent...

I don't think we actually use the 2.6 m68k kernels in d-i yet, only 2.4
(and 2.2 for some aubarches).

> I have no idea about the abichanges, m68k uses no abiname? Is that a problem?

The downside of not includeing an abiname in the package name is that
past d-i releases will break once the updated kernels and udebs reach

> Is there anything else m68k has to do, like build new d-i-k-i-m68k packages?
> Anything else I am missing?

We will need to rebuild that package once the new kernel is uploaded,

see shy jo

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