[pkg-fso-maint] please don't include both uImage.bin and vmlinuz-2.6.24-20081103.git7172ec57

Joachim Breitner nomeata at debian.org
Tue Dec 9 20:34:58 UTC 2008


Am Montag, den 08.12.2008, 23:57 +0100 schrieb Luca Capello:
> I still alive, just trying to keep up with my mail backlog...
> On Tue, 25 Nov 2008 01:10:33 +0100, Timo Juhani Lindfors wrote:
> > This was discussed before and afaik the consensus was that vfat would
> > not be supported and thus symlinks would be ok, right?
> Yes, you are right.  I think the following solution would be the best,
> since it tries to mimic the "desktop" /vmlinuz behavior:
> 1) the kernel package does not ship any link, just a plain
>    /boot/vmlinuz-$VERSION U-Boot image.
> 2) at postinst, the /boot/uImage.bin link is created if it does not
>    exist yet.  This will preserve existing non-Debian installations or
>    customized ones.
> 3) at prerm, the /boot/uImage.bin link is removed only if it points to
>    the /boot/vmlinuz-$VERSION we are removing.  Again, this will
>    preserve customized installations.
> Does this sound OK?

Have you considered upgrades? But I guess this will work fine, as
upgrades use prerm and then postinst, right?

Otherwise, it’s good.

Joachim "nomeata" Breitner
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