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Re: Bug#126856: kernel-package: kernel-image should deal with flavours just like modules packages



On Sun, Jan 06, 2002 at 02:31:48PM +0100, martin f krafft wrote:
> and maybe someone can suggest an alternative to flavours. i have about
> 27 systems for which i have kernel-images, using the flavour to specify
> the machine name. this works beautifully. without the flavour, i would
> not have the possibility to update one machine's kernel and install it
> via apt from my own apt-compatible server. i need to be able to do this.
> scp'ing and dpkg -i are not options, apt-get upgrade must take care of
> this.

I believe you're supposed to use --append-to-version instead. Try:
make-kpkg --append-to-version -whatever clean
make-kpkg --append-to-version -whatever kernel-image modules-image

Without the clean you will have serious problems.

I've used this instead of flavours and it seems to work properly.

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