linux-linaro meta package

Tim Gardner timg at
Thu Aug 12 03:34:03 BST 2010

On 08/11/2010 06:46 PM, John Rigby wrote:
> Tim,
> I need to create a meta package for linux-linaro. I have a question
> about naming. The omap flavour in the ubuntu meta package has three
> packages:
> linux-headers-omap
> linux-image-omap
> linux-omap
> My first thought was that for omap flavor of linux-linaro the packages
> should be:
> linux-linaro-headers-omap
> linux-linaro-image-omap
> linux-linaro-omap
> But then I remembered something about these names having to fit a
> certain convention. So do I need to stick the "linaro" somewhere else?
> Or does it not matter since these are just meta packages for grabbing
> the latest version?
> Thanks for your help.
> John

Only the names of the binaries used by the installer are important 
AFAIK, e.g., linux-image* and linux-headers*. I don't think the meta 
package names really matter since they are included in the seed package.


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