Scott James Remnant scott at
Tue Mar 3 11:13:28 GMT 2009

On Tue, 2009-03-03 at 09:58 +0000, Colin Watson wrote:

> ddebs are indeed somewhat complicated magic.
> and
> are worthwhile background
> reading here.
> Briefly, ddebs go into a separate archive rather than bloating the main
> one with debugging symbols; there are special tools to deal with that
> separate archive in convenient ways.
The unique thing about linux-kernel-debug is that at some point in the
past, somebody converted it from a .deb into a .ddeb

It always used to be in the main archive.

*And things in the main archive depend on it!*

Scott James Remnant
scott at
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