ARM: Dropping debian-installer armel+versatile kernel and netboot kernel

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at
Tue Jun 28 15:33:07 UTC 2011

On 06/28/2011 03:57 PM, Loïc Minier wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 28, 2011, Tim Gardner wrote:
>> I talked to Oliver Grawert about this. We are quite happy to drop
>> the distro versatile flavour in favor of the Linaro packaged
>> versatile-express kernel.
>   Cool!  I was about to followup on this, but didn't have time to cook an
>   ubuntu-oneiric.git patch yet
>   The only thing to be careful about is to keep generating linux-libc-dev
>   on armel; all the versatile related stuff in the linux source package
>   can go away IMO
>   (Other impacted packages: debian-installer, I can take care of it, and
>   maybe rootstock?)

Dunno about rootstock. I'll go ahead and rip out the versatile flavour. 
Note that we still have an omap armel flavour, and we'll continue to 
generate the other armel binaries (such as linux-libc-dev).

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at

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