Re: Announcing powerpc backport 2.6.12-6 kernel package for sarge
On Thu, 2005-09-15 at 09:07 +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 15, 2005 at 04:00:53PM +0900, Horms wrote:
> > > I have done a second build, with the following changes, as 2.6.12-5.99.sarge2
> > > Only the first change is relevant, URL as immediately above :)
> > >
> > > * Change kernel-source build dependancy to
> > > kernel-package (>= 8.135) [!powerpc] | kernel-package (>= 8.135.sarge1) [powerpc]
> > > so that this package can be build on an unmodified sarge install
> > > on non-powerpc
> > > * Add myself and Sven Luther as uploaders
> > I have withrawn the 2.6.12-5.99.sarge2 packages, and the URL above
> > now only has the 2.6.12-5.99.sarge1 variant.
> > The reason for this is, despite the build dependancy, they were actually
> > built with kernel-package 8.135.sarge1, so they are identical to the
> > 2.6.12-5.99.sarge1 packages. Furthermore, I have been advised
> > by Andres Salomon and Sven Luther that kernel-package 8.135
> > cannot build these packages because because of incompatibility
> > with the defconfig target - I don't know more than that.
> Well, defconfig is used to build some generic packages, docs and such, the fix
> is rather orthogonal to anything else, small and localized, and has no chance
> of breaking anything, the same goes for the powerpc/powerpc64 targets. I thus
> propose that we do a kernel-package 8.135.sarge1 upload to
> stable-proposed-updates, Manoj, do you have an opinion on this ?
Or we could upload a kernel-package 8.135volatile1 to volatile...