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Re: Reorganizing packages

On Wed, Aug 22, 2007 at 02:21:18PM +0200, Bastian Blank wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 22, 2007 at 02:11:48AM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > I object; if and when there ever is a new upstream kernel branch that we
> > want to track separately this would have to be reverted,

> No. We never had complete support for more than one branch. And I really
> doubt that anyone wants the sarge-maintenance-problem back.

No, I'm sure we don't want it; but if upstream ever changes its mind later
about 2.6 being the one true kernel, we might still have it.

> >                                                          and in the meantime
> > it would cause more confusion and work because of the need to shuffle the
> > transition packages for users to get a smooth upgrade from etch.

> The linux-image packages are already in etch.

But they weren't *used* as the metapackages that users installed.  We still
need linux-image-2.6-foo packages in lenny for upgrade, if nothing else.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
vorlon@debian.org                                   http://www.debian.org/

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