Migrating From Ubuntu PPA to Real Ubuntu Packages

Jason A. Donenfeld Jason at zx2c4.com
Tue Aug 4 15:14:32 CEST 2020

On Tue, Aug 4, 2020 at 2:49 PM Andy Whitcroft <apw at canonical.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 03, 2020 at 06:25:51PM +0200, NoddingDog wrote:
> > I'm sure I did apt update after removing the PPA, but just checked
> > again:
> >
> > apt update
> > apt install wireguard
> >
> > Same result - those gke kernels are included as dependencies and "will
> > be installed".
> >
> > Maybe Dell need to fix their bionic-oem repositories?
> The breakage here came from bad dependancies on the Debian wireguard
> packages which we backported to these series.  They incorrectly (for
> Ubuntu) depend primarily on wireguard-modules which triggers an actual
> dependancy on a kernel package; a severe no-no for exactly the issue
> hit here.  It should likely have been caught in review but was not.
> New packages are in the review queue and expected in -proposed today
> across the board.  They will be released as soon as is practicle.

The breakage is because you forgot the Provides: in the oem-meta
package. Debian's ordering of the Depends: just helped unearth the
problem, as explained in a message yesterday.

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