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Re: debian-installer and kernel status (pre- and post-sarge) on sparc

On Fri, Apr 08, 2005 at 09:38:49AM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 06, 2005 at 12:55:48PM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > Horms,
> > > The current d-i kernel image is linux-kernel-di-sparc-2.6 0.05.
> > > I am not sure which version of kernel-source this is based on,
> > > as a quick glance of the .dsc seems to indicate that the
> > > source dependancy is not versioned. However it too seems
> > > to be missing "m5823" and thus seems to not have the patch.
> > 
> > Yes, and unfortunately Josh's changelog entry is exceedingly vague; but from
> > the date, it would have to have been built against k-i-2.6.8-sparc 2.6.8-6
> Notice that i have adapted the powerpc kernels to copy the kernel-source
> changelog into the kernel-image file, where it shows up as :
>   changelog-kernel-source.Debian.gz
> Maybe not the best naming scheme, but i believe we should make this a policy
> as soon as possible, and include the kernel-source changelog always in the
> kernel-images, so that there is no doubt of the above kind.

Yes that is a good idea. Having a dependancy on kernel-tree-X.Y.Z-N is
also a good idea. Though if we move to single-source kernels, which I
know you are a strong proponent of, this problem all goes away, right?


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