Change request to Linaro meta package naming
tim.gardner at canonical.com
Fri Aug 20 14:37:53 UTC 2010
On 08/20/2010 08:05 AM, Alexander Sack wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 20, 2010 at 4:01 PM, Tim Gardner<tim.gardner at canonical.com>wrote:
>> On 08/20/2010 03:20 AM, Alexander Sack wrote:
>>> sorry (Tim) for this mess, but its a ramp up thing and we finally agreed
>>> what we really want.
>>> so we talked about our meta package naming and partly because of
>>> infrastructural requirements from live-helper, but also partly because we
>>> think its more consistent we would need the following changes to the
>>> meta package naming:
>>> 1. Source: change to linux-meta-linaro
>>> 2. Binaries:
>>> Rename: linux-linaro-image-omap to linux-image-linaro-omap
>>> Rename: linux-linaro-image-vexpress to linux-image-linaro-vexpress
>>> 3. Headers:
>>> Rename: linux-linaro-headers-omap to linux-headers-linaro-omap
>>> Rename: linux-linaro-headers-vexpress to linux-headers-linaro-vexpress
>>> in this way the binaries/headers would be consistent with the current
>>> "normal" naming scheme that is: linux-image-$flavour ... with flavour
>>> "linaro-X" for everything that gets produced from linaro tree this cycle.
The upshot of these change requests are:
1) The Linaro kernel meta package source name is changing from
linux-linaro-meta to linux-meta-linaro.
2) The meta package binary names are changing from linux-linaro-image*
to linux-image-linaro*. Similarly for headers packages, e.g.,
linux-linaro-headers* to linux-headers-linaro*
If you are a consumer of Linaro ARM images _and_ you are planning an
upgrade, then this _will_ affect you. If you are installing images from
scratch after this change is implemented, then you're likely OK.
This change will definitely require a change in the installer.
Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com
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