Bug#421701: initrd-tools are not needed for etch's kernels
On Tue, May 01, 2007 at 10:38:31AM -0600, dann frazier wrote:
> On Tue, May 01, 2007 at 08:21:24AM +0200, Tomas Pospisek wrote:
> > Package: initrd-tools
> > Version: 0.1.84.2
> > Severity: minor
> > Tags: patch
> > The package Description says:
> > "tools to create initrd image for prepackaged Linux kernel
> > This package contains tools needed to generate an initrd image suitable
> > for booting a prepackaged Linux kernel image (as shipped with the Debian
> > main distribution). It does not cater for other uses of initrd at the
> > moment."
> > As far as as know  initrd-tools are no more needed for current Debian
> > kernels.
> Yes, but it is necessary for sarge->etch upgrades. See #393092.
> At this point, however, I think it should be removed from testing (its
> already gone from sid). Anyone object to me filing such a request?
> dann frazier