[Reportbug-maint] Bug#510690: reportbug: Pseudo package "kernel" has been removed
jmm at inutil.org
Sun Jan 11 12:12:46 UTC 2009
On Sun, Jan 04, 2009 at 03:10:26PM +0100, Moritz Muehlenhoff wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 04, 2009 at 01:52:44PM +0100, Sandro Tosi wrote:
> > Hello Moritz,
> > On Sun, Jan 4, 2009 at 13:37, Moritz Muehlenhoff <jmm at debian.org> wrote:
> > > The pseudo package "kernel" has been removed. It was useful in the days,
> > > where Debian had about 10 different kernel source packages, but is
> > > obsolete, since we now build our kernel from the source package linux-2.6.
> > Thanks for the update.
> > > Please remove "kernel" from reportbug.
> > Currently we have 2 pseudo-packages for the kernel:
> > 'kernel' : 'IMPORTANT: Obsolete, please use "linux-image" instead
> > (linux-image will be used in any case)',
> > 'linux-image' : 'Problems with the Linux kernel, or the kernel shipped
> > with Debian',
> > reporting against kernel, automatically is switched to report against
> > linux-image. So, should we remove even linux-image (it's not in teh
> > official list of pseudo-packages nowdays)? I think so, but better be
> > sage than sorry :)
> I hadn't known about linux-image. I've send the BTS owners a mail to remove
> this pseudo package as well, so please remove it from reportbug likewise.
According to Don Armstrong there is no linux-image pseudo package, so
the special treatment in the code should indeed be removed.
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