Some Intrepid wireless testing results

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at
Thu Oct 23 12:20:14 UTC 2008

Amit Kucheria wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 23, 2008 at 5:04 AM, Tim Gardner <tcanonical at> wrote:
> Since LBM might contain several backported drivers (e.g. alsa,
> wireless updates, etc.) and now the whole distro will depend on it for
> ath5k support, how to we ensure that it doesn't cause regressions in
> future updates? As it stands today, LBM isn't that well tested for
> regressions.

The LBM source package _could_ produce multiple binary debs, one of
which is specifically compat-wireless, and then a catch-all deb for
everything else. Ugh. More -meta work, more package names for folks to
consider, more complexity.

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at

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