Bug#439242: ipw3945-modules-2.6.21-2-686: Older prebuilt package takes precedence over newer package built with m-a
The versioning info of the prebuilt packages seems to be different from
the versioning used by module-assistant, so that after auto-install'ing
the ipw3945-1.2.2-1 kernel module, aptitude wants to "upgrade" it to
Debian's own ipw3945-1.2.1-3:
~-0# aptitude upgrade
W: The "upgrade" command is deprecated; use "safe-upgrade" instead.
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Reading extended state information
Initializing package states... Done
Reading task descriptions... Done
Building tag database... Done
The following packages have been kept back:
libgmp3-dev libgmp3c2 tzdata
The following packages will be upgraded:
2 packages upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 3 not upgraded.
Need to get 0B/595kB of archives. After unpacking 81.9kB will be freed.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n/?]
(Reading database ... 190131 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to replace ipw3945-modules-2.6.21-2-686 1.2.2-1+2.6.21-6 (using .../ipw3945-modules-2.6.21-2-686_2.6.21+1.2.1-3_i386.deb) ...
Maybe this is not specific to ipw3945 but to module-assistant, tho: I don't use it nearly often enough to be able to tell.
-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
APT prefers testing
APT policy: (990, 'testing'), (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'stable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Kernel: Linux 2.6.21-2-686 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=fr_CH.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=fr_CH.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Versions of packages ipw3945-modules-2.6.21-2-686 depends on:
hi linux-image-2.6.21-2-686 [lin 2.6.21-6 Linux 2.6.21 image on PPro/Celeron
ipw3945-modules-2.6.21-2-686 recommends no packages.
-- no debconf information