apt-get source linux-restricted modules

Colin Watson cjwatson at ubuntu.com
Fri Nov 28 11:08:55 UTC 2008

On Fri, Nov 28, 2008 at 12:01:52PM +0100, Stefan Bader wrote:
> Colin Watson wrote:
> >In other words, 'apt-get --only-source source linux-restricted-modules'
> In our special case (and I do not know the roots of this) the name of the 
> source package is linux-restricted-modules-<kernel-version> (e.g. 2.6.24).
> To me this looks a bit like some probably historic thing, since the source 
> package for the kernel is linux and produces the versioned kernel packages. 
> But then, this might be a strange way from the packaging point of view.

Well, obviously replace the source package name I used in my example
with whichever one is appropriate. You're correct that it was that way
in hardy and earlier, but since intrepid the source package name has
been linux-restricted-modules.

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson at ubuntu.com]

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