linux-ec2 package security fix availability (Lucid)

Tim Heckman t at
Mon May 12 21:26:12 UTC 2014

Hey Robie,

Thank you for getting back to me. I did purge and then an install and
things are happy now. I'm going to claim a combination of gremlins and
PEBKAC and just pretend it didn't happen.

Sorry for the noise on the list and thanks again!


On Mon, May 12, 2014 at 1:43 PM, Robie Basak <robie.basak at> wrote:
> On Mon, May 12, 2014 at 12:40:19PM -0700, Tim Heckman wrote:
>> However, it looks like the Packages file for lucid-security hasn't
>> been updated to provide the newer package 'linux-ec2':
>> -
> linux-ec2 is a metapackage. Version depends on
> linux-image-ec2 (= linux-image-ec2 (
> depends on linux-image-2.6.32-363-ec2. linux-image-2.6.32-363-ec2 is
> version 2.6.32-363.77 in the archive.
> Provided that you have the lucid-security pocket correctly enabled,
> apt-get should correctly pull in the security update unless you have
> some weird configuration going on:
> $ chdist apt-get lucid install --simulate linux-ec2|egrep '^Inst.*ec2'
> Inst linux-image-2.6.32-363-ec2 (2.6.32-363.77 Ubuntu:10.04/lucid-updates [amd64])
> Inst linux-image-ec2 ( Ubuntu:10.04/lucid-updates [amd64])
> Inst linux-ec2 ( Ubuntu:10.04/lucid-updates [amd64])
> Note linux-image-2.6.32-363-ec2 2.6.32-363.77 in the above output.
> HTH,
> Robie

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