Security update mistake?

Thilo Six T.Six at
Sat May 26 21:30:02 UTC 2007

Johan Grönqvist wrote the following on 25.05.2007 10:33
> Hello,
> Yesterday, there was a security announcement recommending upgrading the
> kernel to, but synaptic does not automatically suggest this
> upgrade. The new kernel image is available in the repository, but not
> automatically upgraded to. 
> I believe this is because no upgrade is available to linux-generic,
> which still is version and does not depend on the new kernel.
> To me it feels good to let a meta-package select what kernel I should
> use, but now that does not seem to be the best option now.
> Is this a mistake in the security update process?
> / johan

the dependencies seem to be wrong.
I have send a mail to devel-discuss - waiting for an answer.

bye Thilo
i am on Ubuntu 2.6 KDE
- some friend of mine

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