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

On Thu, Mar 10, 2011, Hector Oron wrote:
> I meant that initramfs-tools do not support cross initrd generation,
> but sure that should be provided by the hooks in the package.

 Ah I see what you mean; this might be something we need to raise to the
 initramfs-tools / kernel teams; I see the kernel packaging guide has
 provisions which let me think that they want to support "dpkg -i
 linux-image-foo.deb" from a chroot or a mounted external storage / fs
 without triggering "grub-install" or so, but there doesn't seem to be
 room to do this across architectures.  I'm pretty sure qemu-arm works

> I have been using 'make deb-pkg' target recommended by kernel team,
> which indeed does not create those hooks, not sure if make-kpkg
> creates them. But it might make sense to add a safety check in the
> flash-kernel package.

 I'd file this against your .deb generation tool

Loïc Minier

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