[Bug 188949] [NEW] linux-source recommends installation of non-existing libc-dev

Herbert Thielen ubuntu-launchpad at thielen-home.de
Mon Feb 4 14:37:45 UTC 2008

Public bug reported:

Binary package hint: linux-source

Installation of linux-source ( Ubuntu:8.04/hardy) recommends
installing libc-dev, but this package doesn't exist anymore(?):

# apt-get -s install linux-source
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following extra packages will be installed:
Suggested packages:
  kernel-package libncurses-dev ncurses-dev libqt3-dev
Recommended packages:
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  linux-source linux-source-2.6.24
0 upgraded, 2 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
Inst linux-source-2.6.24 (2.6.24-5.8 Ubuntu:8.04/hardy)
Inst linux-source ( Ubuntu:8.04/hardy)
Conf linux-source-2.6.24 (2.6.24-5.8 Ubuntu:8.04/hardy)
Conf linux-source ( Ubuntu:8.04/hardy)

# apt-cache search libc-dev
libc6-dev - GNU C Library: Development Libraries and Header Files
libklibc-dev - kernel headers used during the build of klibc
linux-libc-dev - Linux Kernel Headers for development
dietlibc-dev - diet libc - a libc optimized for small size
libuclibc-dev - A small implementation of the C library

** Affects: linux-meta (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: New

linux-source recommends installation of non-existing libc-dev
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