Kernel debugging meta packages

Pär Andersson paran at lysator.liu.se
Mon Aug 20 21:01:12 UTC 2007


> The problem with the current situation is that applications like systemtap
> and OProfile breaks after every kernel upgrade as the linux-image-debug-*
> package for the new kernel is not installed automatically. I think this
> could be solved by adding a few more meta packages to linux-meta. For
> example linux-image-debug-generic would depend on
> linux-image-debug-${kernel-abi-version}-generic

My previous message was ignored. Maybe a patch will get more attention? :-)

This adds linux-image-debug meta packages for generic, 386, ume and server as 
these are the architectures that have linux-image-debug packages available 
according to packages.ubuntu.com.

best regards
Pär
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