Bug #813534 (rejected): linux-image-*-lttng package descriptions refer to non-existent "linux-lttng meta-package"

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com
Thu Jul 21 16:33:01 UTC 2011

On 07/21/2011 05:14 AM, Thibault, Daniel wrote:
> The package descriptions of the various linux-image-*-lttng packages
> (found in ppa.launchpad.net/lttng/ppa/ubuntu/pool/main/l/linux/)
> conclude with:
> "You likely do not want to install this package directly. Instead, install
> the linux-lttng meta-package, which will ensure that upgrades work
> correctly, and that supporting packages are also installed."
> The "linux-lttng meta-package" is non-existent; what is meant is
> actually the "lttng meta-package".
> (I first attempted to report this through launchpad's bug manager, but
> this was rejected: "it seems that you are not using a software package
> provided by the official Ubuntu repositories. Because of this the Ubuntu
> project can not [sic] support or fix your particular bug. Please report
> this bug to the provider of the software package."  I hope e-mail is the
> correct procedure?)
> Daniel U. Thibault
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Daniel - I'm not quite sure what you're asking. You can't file a bug 
against the non-existent package linux-lttng. Launchpad is likely taking 
a stab at helping you by suggesting that you've misnamed the package, 
but in this case there simply is no correct suggestion.


Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com

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