Cosmic Kernel git repository

Andy Whitcroft apw at
Tue Oct 23 15:30:07 UTC 2018

On Mon, Oct 22, 2018 at 10:34:03AM +0200, Thomas Lamprecht wrote:
> Hi,
> when the Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic release came close I tried to find it's kernel
> repository at its usual place[1], where the previous ones resided, but I never
> found it. Also now, with Cosmic released it's still not there.
> It seems that a possible candidate is in the kernel-ppa/mirror directory[1],
> but your Documentation[2] still points at[0], the "Obtaining [...] kernel
> sources [...]"  sections example does not work for cosmic:
> # git clone git://
> Cloning into 'ubuntu-cosmic'...
> fatal: remote error: access denied or repository not exported: /ubuntu/ubuntu-cosmic.git
> The Docs[2] are a bit dated (last edited 2010) but Bionic still works with
> this method.
> So, was it just forgotten to setup the git repository (mirror) there or was
> there a change to a new URL schema?

There is indeed a change to a new scheme.  This occured a few cycles
ago, and we have been keeping mirrors in sync.  The canonical git
repository is listed in the Vcs-Git: header in the source package and is
of the below form:

    git://<source package>/+git/<series>

or for the latest kernel source:


That said the mirror is meant to work, and I will have a look as to why
it is not.


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