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[alpine-devel] Re: heads up: APK bug tickled by linux-hardened rename in edge

From: William Pitcock <>
Date: Thu, 27 Apr 2017 03:16:41 -0500


On Thu, Apr 27, 2017 at 3:01 AM, William Pitcock
<> wrote:
> Hello,
> In some cases, APK does not compute the full upgrade transaction in
> one go and will leave you without a kernel. We are working on fixing
> that.
> The workaround for now is to run apk upgrade twice.
> After upgrading, you should probably also do:
> # apk add linux-hardened
> # apk del linux-grsec
> As we will probably drop the linux-grsec provides entry from
> linux-hardened at some point in the future.

As an update, we decided to implement a linux-grsec fake package for
now that should resolve this problem in the short term.
We are working to solve the actual problem in apk itself.


Received on Thu Apr 27 2017 - 03:16:41 UTC