Comment 12 for bug 1821640

Balint Reczey (rbalint) wrote :

@vorlon: I tried to explain the advantages of handling versioned kernel packages uniformly in:
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/apt/+bug/1821640/comments/5

U-u and update-manager use the patterns not just for removal but also for _protecting_ the running kernel and not autoremoving it, thus having accurate patterns helps not breaking the system as well.

I'm adding an autopkgtest in u-u to check if every versioned kernel pattern is covered to not miss any and prevent bugs like LP: #1698159:

https://github.com/mvo5/unattended-upgrades/pull/199