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Bug#550584: Initial triggers patch and tracking of highest kernel

On Wed, Mar 09, 2011 at 08:18:44PM +0100, Loïc Minier wrote:
>On Wed, Mar 09, 2011, Steve McIntyre wrote:
>> Neither do I *for definite*, but I know that other tools that rely on
>> kernel ABI have been thrown by the sort order of "trunk" vs "1", "2",
>> etc. so I'm raising it early in case it matters.
> My first reaction was that it was basically the problem of the people
> using this name in the first place, but then I figured that if
> flash-kernel just did what grub does, nobody would complain.  Turns out
> grub seems to have special casing for trunk!
> it uses version_find_latest() below which calls version_test_gt(),
> sounds like exactly what we need, and version_test_gt() starts by
> transforming trunk versions to use ~.

Cool, I'm glad I prompted you to look. :-)

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
Into the distance, a ribbon of black
Stretched to the point of no turning back

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