NACK [J:lrm-hwe-6.2] Re: [SRU v3][J:lrm-hwe-5.19/J:lrm-hwe-6.2/M:lrm/U:lrm][PATCH 0/1] Add lrm autogenerated transitional independent of variants

Timo Aaltonen tjaalton at
Thu Jul 6 13:28:04 UTC 2023

Timo Aaltonen kirjoitti 11.5.2023 klo 13.54:
> From: Timo Aaltonen <timo.aaltonen at>
> BugLink:
> v3: Add <version> so that NNN-server and -open get handled correctly, and use
> the same loop as for default variant transitionals
> [Impact]
> The kernel lrm packages have a mechanism to auto-generate transitional packages
> by adding a line to 'debian/package.config' in the following format
> transitional <version> <from> <to> <archs>
> (note: <version> is new from this patch)
> Example:
> transitional 450-server oem-22.04a generic amd64
> When being processed by 'debian/scripts/generate-rules' the autogenerated
> contents are added to 'debian/control.d/transitionals-local'. However, this file
> is not included in the final 'debian/control' for packages which does not
> contain the default variant '--' (see debian/ This is intentional to
> prevent unwanted transitionals.
> However, there are some cases where we want to transition packages to kernels
> which are not the default variant in a series (e.g. hwe kernels).
> [Fix]
> The proposed fix is to add a new command "migrate", which does exactly what
> "transitional" does but adding the content to 'debian/control.d/migrate-local'
> which would get added to the final 'debian/control' independently of the
> source's variants.
> [Test Case]
> Add "migrate" entries to 'debian/package.config' and check whether they get
> added to 'debian/control' even for non default variant packages.
> [Where problems could occur]
> If not used correctly, unwanted transitionals could be generated causing issues
> to the archive. However, this is a new command and should not impact any of the
> previously set transitionals and it needs to be explicitly used.
> Kleber Sacilotto de Souza (1):
>    UBUNTU: [Packaging] add a new migrate autogenerate option
>   debian/scripts/generate-rules | 34 ++++++++++++++++++++++++----------
>   1 file changed, 24 insertions(+), 10 deletions(-)

oem-5.17 and -6.0 will migrate to oem-6.1 instead, so not needed in 
hwe-6.2 either.


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