Call-for-Testing: KVM-84 Backport

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com
Thu Jun 25 12:06:50 UTC 2009


Soren Hansen wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 24, 2009 at 08:31:42PM -0600, Tim Gardner wrote:
>> You know that I'm pretty close to uploading a 9.04 server kernel to
>> Hardy proposed, don't you?
>>
>> https://blueprints.edge.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+spec/kernel-karmic-new-kernel-on-lts
> 
> I did not know this, no. Fascinating. Will there be a corresponding
> linux-meta-karmic such that I could install linux-server-karmic or
> similar and have that depend on the most recent backported kernel?
> Otherwise, how will ABI breaking security updates be handled?
> 
> 

Essentially, that is exactly how I plan to handle it. The binary meta
packages will likely have a '2.6.28' in their names instead of 'karmic'.

rtg
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Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com




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