Installing wireguard-tools pulls in the generic kernel

Bug #1900683 reported by Juerg Haefliger
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This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
linux-raspi (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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Groovy
Medium
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Bug Description

[Impact]

Installing wireguard-tools on Groovy raspi pulls in the generic kernel:

ubuntu@rpi-4b-rev1d2-2c1a:~$ uname -a
Linux rpi-4b-rev1d2-2c1a 5.8.0-1004-raspi #7-Ubuntu SMP PREEMPT Fri Oct 9 14:52:59 UTC 2020 aarch64 aarch64 aarch64 GNU/Linux

ubuntu@rpi-4b-rev1d2-2c1a:~$ sudo apt install wireguard-tools
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following additional packages will be installed:
  linux-image-5.7.0-15-generic linux-image-virtual-wip linux-modules-5.7.0-15-generic
Suggested packages:
  fdutils linux-doc | linux-5.7-source-5.7.0 linux-5.7-tools linux-headers-5.7.0-15-generic openresolv | resolvconf
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  linux-image-5.7.0-15-generic linux-image-virtual-wip linux-modules-5.7.0-15-generic wireguard-tools
0 upgraded, 4 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
Need to get 27.9 MB of archives.
After this operation, 105 MB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] n

[Test Case]

See above.

[Regression Potential]

If the provides is wrong, users might end up pulling in incorrect packages. Just like it happens today.

Juerg Haefliger (juergh)
affects: linux-raspi2 (Ubuntu) → linux-raspi (Ubuntu)
summary: - Missing wireguard provides
+ Installing wireguard-tools pulls in the generic kernel
Juerg Haefliger (juergh)
description: updated
Stefan Bader (smb)
Changed in linux-raspi (Ubuntu Groovy):
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Fix Committed
Revision history for this message
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in linux-raspi (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Revision history for this message
Brian Murray (brian-murray) wrote :

The Groovy Gorilla has reached end of life, so this bug will not be fixed for that release

Changed in linux-raspi (Ubuntu Groovy):
status: Fix Committed → Won't Fix
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