ACK w/cmnt: LP#1021174 -- ensure module lists contain all modules
On Thu, Jul 05, 2012 at 11:31:22AM -0300, Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 05, 2012 at 03:15:32PM +0200, Stefan Bader wrote:
> > On 05.07.2012 14:46, Andy Whitcroft wrote:
> > > When building split packages such as virtual we are splitting out
> > > the modules into linux-image-* and linux-image-extra-*, however
> > > when accumulating the module lists for the ABI we only consider the
> > > linux-image-* package contents. This means that each build will report
> > > a large number of NEW packages and in theory modules could go missing
> > > from linux-image-extra-* without being detected. In the common case we
> > > would catch this as loss in the other non-split flavours but it seems
> > > appropriate to fix it.
> > >
> > > Following this are two patch sets, one for oneiric and one for precise.
> > > The oneiric stack contains an additional change which is already applied
> > > to precise and quantal.
> > >
> > > Proposing for oneiric and precise. We did not use split packages before
> > > oneiric.
> > >
> > > Note that this will likely have knock on effects on some of the stable
> > > tooling which also pull the ABI. Of course those tools _should_ use the
> > > in tree code really if at all possible to avoid such skew, but I do not
> > > believe they do.
> > >
> > > -apw
> > >
> > I believe this looks about right. Yes, external tools need to follow. Those
> > could be using the in-kernel versions if we are sure those are always reliable
> > (Hardy!?)...
> Yep, something to do, we should be using only one set of tools (the intree
> code), but needs some testing probably on old releases if that wasn't
> reliable. Also for example maint-getabis allow pulling from the c-k-t
> ppa when things aren't yet on -proposed, so you can do an early start
> new release on master-next if desired, something like that would be good
> to have also on the in tree script if possible.
That should be easy to test out, the list of 'pools' it searches are in
the debian.master/etc/getabis script. I will have a quick look now.
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