Bug#642988: leave out linux-headers packages by default in experimental
Ben Hutchings wrote:
> On Fri, 2011-09-30 at 21:31 -0500, Jonathan Nieder wrote:
>> # Summary: [experimental] linux-headers depends on linux-kbuild-3.1.0
>> # which is not in the archive
>> # Workaround: build src:linux-tools from svn.debian.org. Or don't use
>> # out-of-tree modules.
> This keeps happening, because we can't really be bothered to support OOT
> crap in experimental. I'm tempted to resolve this by not building the
> linux-headers packages in experimental.
That sounds like the right thing to do. Could be as simple as this.
With this patch:
- An ordinary build of an experimental kernel with "debian/rules
binary" does not build kernel-headers packages.
- However, the headers are still advertised in debian/control and one
can force headers to be built with a command like
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