Linaro's linux-tools package names are not Ubuntu-friendly

Bug #900704 reported by Paweł Moll on 2011-12-06
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Bug Description

Using clean installation of http://releases.linaro.org/images/11.11/oneiric/nano/panda-nano.img.gz.

Goal: run perf, which should be provided by the linux-tools package. That's what I'd do normally:

Welcome to Linaro 11.11 (GNU/Linux 3.1.0-1402-linaro-lt-omap armv7l)
[...]
root@linaro-nano:~# apt-get update
[...]
Fetched 1708 kB in 4s (346 kB/s)
Reading package lists... Done
root@linaro-nano:~# uname -a
Linux linaro-nano 3.1.0-1402-linaro-lt-omap #5~oneiric1-Ubuntu SMP PREEMPT Sat Nov 19 05:23:05 UTC 2011 armv7l armv7l armv7l GNU/Linux
root@linaro-nano:~# apt-get install linux-tools
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following extra packages will be installed:
  libdw1 libelf1 linux-tools-3.0.0-13 linux-tools-common
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  libdw1 libelf1 linux-tools linux-tools-3.0.0-13 linux-tools-common
0 upgraded, 5 newly installed, 0 to remove and 1 not upgraded.
Need to get 534 kB of archives.
After this operation, 1450 kB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]?
[...]
root@linaro-nano:~# perf
perf_3.1.0-1402 not found
You may need to install linux-tools-3.1.0-1402
root@linaro-nano:~# apt-get install linux-tools-3.1.0-1402
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
E: Unable to locate package linux-tools-3.1.0-1402
E: Couldn't find any package by regex 'linux-tools-3.1.0-1402'
root@linaro-nano:~#

The package suggested by /usr/bin/perf script does not exist. One must know, that it's "linux-linaro-lt-omap-tools-3.1.0-1402" for OMAP or "linux-linaro-tools-3.1.0-1002" for Freescale...

root@linaro-nano:~# apt-get install linux-linaro-lt-omap-tools-3.1.0-1402
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  linux-linaro-lt-omap-tools-3.1.0-1402
0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 1 not upgraded.
Need to get 243 kB of archives.
After this operation, 479 kB of additional disk space will be used.
Get:1 http://ppa.launchpad.net/linaro-maintainers/overlay/ubuntu/ oneiric/main l
inux-linaro-lt-omap-tools-3.1.0-1402 armel 3.1.0-1402.5~oneiric1 [243 kB]
Fetched 243 kB in 0s (489 kB/s)
Selecting previously deselected package linux-linaro-lt-omap-tools-3.1.0-1402.
(Reading database ... 9485 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking linux-linaro-lt-omap-tools-3.1.0-1402 (from .../linux-linaro-lt-omap-t
ools-3.1.0-1402_3.1.0-1402.5~oneiric1_armel.deb) ...
Setting up linux-linaro-lt-omap-tools-3.1.0-1402 (3.1.0-1402.5~oneiric1) ...
root@linaro-nano:~# perf

 usage: perf [--version] [--help] COMMAND [ARGS]

See also https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/824610 (other LTs don't provide those packages at all)

Changed in linaro-ubuntu:
status: New → Confirmed
importance: Undecided → Medium
assignee: nobody → Ricardo Salveti (rsalveti)
Fathi Boudra (fboudra) on 2013-06-07
Changed in linaro-ubuntu:
assignee: Ricardo Salveti (rsalveti) → nobody
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