On Fri, 2010-09-03 at 09:42 +0200, Stefan Lippers-Hollmann wrote: > Revision 16224 of svn://svn.debian.org/svn/kernel/dists/trunk/linux-2.6 > enabled "use strict;" and "use warnings;" for the perl based maintainer > scripts of linux-image-@upstreamversion@@abiname@@localversion@, this in > turn exposed that the numeric '+=' operator is used to concatenate > $message and $dir_message variables; this patch fixes this by using the > string operator '.='. Thanks for testing and reporting this. This sort of stupid bug is exactly why we need those directives. However, given that this bug was introduced by: kernel-package (10.037) unstable; urgency=medium ... * Vy popular demand, we toned down the checks for overwriting previously installed kernels. Instead of checking for /lib/modules/$version, we only check is /lib/modules/$version/kernel exists. This means that third party modules shall not trigger any interactions with the user; it is up to the users to handle incompatibilites between previously installed third party modules and the new kernel. No check on official kernel images -- any incompatibilities should result in an ABI number change. -- Manoj Srivastava <firstname.lastname@example.org> Wed, 22 Mar 2006 14:24:16 -0600 and makes the check() subroutine completely useless, and no-one seems to have complained, I think we could just remove it. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it makes it worse.
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