Re: change description on kernel-image packages?
> As has long been recognized, the kernel is special and kernel-image packages
> should not be treated by the same rules and other 'ordinary' packages. Perhaps
> these packages that depend on the latest version of a kernel-image package
> should have a special action as the last step in the post-install script,
> namely, they should deinstall themselves, but leave the newly installed real
> kernel-image package installed. A newbie would get the latest image, and
> would not likely notice the missing reverse dependency until sometime much
> later when he was no longer a true newbie.
What about the next upgrade? You wouldn't get the latest kernel.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.