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Re: 2.6.12 upload

Horms <horms@debian.org> writes:

> We seem to be running around in circles here. If an image package
> depends on kernel-tree-x.y.z-N, then kernel-source-x.y.z can be
> updated and the image can still be rebuilt, verbatim.
> Let me try and illustrate by example:
> * kernel-source-2.6.8 version 2.6.8-1 is released
> * kernel-image-2.6.8-i386 version 2.6.8-1 is released with a dependancy
>   on kernel-tree-2.6.8-1
> * kernel-source-2.6.8 version 2.6.8-2 is released
> * kernel-image-2.6.8-i386 is not updated, but can still be rebuilt
>   using kernel-source-2.6.8 version 2.6.8-1 or version 2.6.8-2
> Now, if di could use the kernel-tree dependancies, then
> kernel-source can be updated and the di images can still be rebuilt.
> -- 
> Horms

But that all went out the window with the linux-2.6 source upload.

Now it is linux-2.6 version 2.6.12-1 getting replaced by 2.6.13-1 and
kernel-tree-2.6.12-1 is repalced by kernel-tree-2.6.13-1. No more
2.6.12 source for the images.

And D-I does not have a depends or build-depends on the tree anyway as
it downloads the precompiled debs, unpacks them and repack them
differently as udebs.

The best and only solution sofar is to megre the
linux-kernel-di-<arch> udebs into the linux-2.6 package and get them
build directly when the source is compiled.


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