Bug#518407: module-init-tools: Invalid modules.dep file created during upstream kernel build
On Mar 06, Frans Pop <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> That does not really explain *why* the behavior was changed. and IMO it's
> an extremely unfortunate backwards compatibility issue.
I have no opinion on the issue. Feel free to argue it with the upstream
> It is very much possible that someone builds a new kernel package on a
> system running unstable/testing and thus having the new m-i-t, but wants
> to install it on a system running stable that has the old intramfs-tools.
So you will have to run depmod again, not a big deal.