dh-kpatches 0.99.36 source package in Ubuntu
dh-kpatches (0.99.36) unstable; urgency=low * Have kernels in the short stable 4-numbers "branchlets" (eg. 2.6.11.x) of the 2.6 line default to using a patch with matching 3-numbers version if a 4-numbers one is not found (Closes: #309147). This is not 100% accurate since EXTRAVERSION is used for many things, but well, it looks like we'll have to live with this way of numbering the kernels. * Removed special handling of 188.8.131.52 as an "irregular version", since it falls in the above case. The "irregular version" mechanism is kept, in case we have to find a quick solution to another kernel versionning change. * Revert abusive merging of regexp from 0.99.35: we do not need to be as strict on single versions are we need to be on ranged ones (Closes: #281801). * Avoid spurious warning messages from dpkg-gencontrol (Closes: #263617). -- Yann Dirson <email address hidden> Thu, 9 Jun 2005 00:45:43 +0200
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Binary packages built by this source
- dh-kpatches: Debhelper script to help packaging kernel patches
The dh_installkpatches script produces the "apply" and "unpatch" scripts
that kernel-package uses to automatically handle kernel patches. It
provides a number of useful features like:
* does its best to never break your kernel source tree
* allows you to select any provided version of a patch
* handle patch inter-dependencies
Patches are described in a Debian-standard control-file-like format.
- kernel-patch-scripts: Scripts to help dealing with packaged kernel patches
This package contains scripts useful to people making use of the
various kernel-patch packages. It currently contains:
* lskpatches: a tool that lists installed patches, and gives
useful information about them.