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

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

Hello,

On Thu, Apr 27, 2017 at 3:01 AM, William Pitcock
<nenolod_at_dereferenced.org> 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.

William


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