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Re: Ubuntu+BFS

On Mon, Jul 26, 2010 at 12:53:57PM -0400, Daniel Hollocher wrote:
> Hey folks,
> I'm not confident that this is the right list to ask.  Someone
> suggested this list, but if I should post in Ubuntu land lists, let me
> know.

Is your goal to create a kernel package w/ the Ubuntu source to run on
*Debian*? If not, then you do probably need to ask on an Ubuntu
list. The kernel packaging between the two is significantly different.

> I am working on a linux package [0] that consists of the Ubuntu kernel
> patched with the ck patches [1].
> Right now, I do this in a seemingly hackish way, based off the work of
> the person who was doing it before me[2].  This person put together a
> patch which I believe edits the package name in a whole bunch of
> places, and disables some of the sanity checks to get it working in a
> ppa setting.  What I have been doing is to just update this patch for
> new kernel releases, ie add this, remove that, update the line counts
> kinda thing.
> It is working for me.  My question is, is this really the best way to
> do things?  It is hard to tell through the different docs that I found
> through google...
> Thanks,
> Dan
> [0] https://launchpad.net/~chogydan/+archive/ppa
> [1] http://users.on.net/~ckolivas/kernel/
> [2] https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/424927   see
> the linux-rename patch

dann frazier

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