Trying to find bugs in linux-source-2.6.17

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Tue Nov 21 21:25:06 GMT 2006

On Wed, Nov 15, 2006 at 08:08:46PM -0800, Constantine Evans wrote:
> Steven Harms wrote:
> > Try apt-get source kernel-package-with-bug
> If I am correct in my understanding, I believe he wants the diffs 
> between different ubuntu-specific versions, so that he can narrow down 
> the sources of the bug. In the past, I have also wanted this 
> information, and unfortunately, I don't think there is any easy way to 
> obtain  it beyond what is in the changelog.
> I would, however, be very grateful if someone could answer this question 
> authoritatively. It would be very useful for bug-fixing purposes to be 
> able to access this for the kernel packages, and also for other packages.

The Ubuntu kernel is maintained in a git repository with complete history of
all changes.  Information for accessing it can be found in the wiki and by
contacting the kernel team.

 - mdz

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