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Bug#918607: ITP: kthresher -- Purge Unused Kernels


Am 07.01.2019 um 19:30 schrieb Darshaka Pathirana:
> * Package name    : kthresher
>   Version         : 1.3.1
>   Upstream Author : Rackspace US, Inc.
> * URL             : https://github.com/rackerlabs/kthresher
> * License         : Apache
>   Programming Lang: Python
>   Description     : Purge Unused Kernels
> Tool to remove unused kernels that were installed automatically
> This tool removes those kernel packages marked as candidate for autoremoval.
> Those packages are generally installed via Unattended upgrade or
> meta-packages. By default the latest kernel and manual installations are
> marked to Never Auto Remove.

it looks like this doesn't support Python 3 yet and I suspect that new
packages should. I'd suggest that instead of distutils' LooseVersion,
which was never meant for that, you use apt_pkg.version_compare. To be
fair it's not quite a Debian revision to parse but it's close enough
that the tokenization from our algorithm should work fine to sort kernel

Kind regards
Philipp Kern

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