RM: linuxtv-dvb -- RoM; obsolete, only useful for kernel 2.4.x

Thomas Schmidt tschmidt at debian.org
Sun Oct 8 11:23:09 UTC 2006

Package: ftp.debian.org
Severity: important

The source package linuxtv-dvb should be removed from unstable and
testing - it builds only 1 package, dvb-driver-source, which is only
useful for users of kernel 2.4.x, because these drivers were integrated
in kernel 2.6.x. 

Because etch will not ship any 2.4.x kernels, and several applications
won't even run with kernel 2.4, this package also should not be shipped 
with etch.

Thomas Schmidt, Debian VDR Team

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