kernel-package compatible with Ubuntu kernels?

Ben Hutchings ben at decadent.org.uk
Thu Dec 24 00:42:36 GMT 2009


On Tue, 2009-12-22 at 07:10 -0700, Tim Gardner wrote:
> Mathias Gug wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > Is the kernel-package package [1] compatible with Ubuntu kernels?  If not,
> > perhaps it ought not to be in main.
> > 
> > [1]: http://packages.ubuntu.com/lucid/kernel-package
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > 
> 
> I've seen people try and use it, but I always point them at the
> supported build method described at:
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/KernelTeam/KernelMaintenance
> 
> I've certainly no need for kernel-package as I'm only interested in
> supporting _one_ way of building the kernel.

kernel-package is not supported by the Debian kernel team, either.  We
encourage people to use 'make deb-pkg' if they want to package custom
kernels.

Ben.

-- 
Ben Hutchings
Experience is what causes a person to make new mistakes instead of old ones.
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