Kernel changelog is not truncated

Bug #214190 reported by Sitsofe Wheeler on 2008-04-08
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update-manager (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: update-manager

Description of the problem:
update-manager shows all of the kernel changelog rather than the part of the changelog after the currently installed kernel.

Steps to reproduce:
(Have a kernel package update pending)
1. Start update-manager .
2. Click on a numbered package (e.g. linux-image-2.6.24-12-generic )
3. Make sure "Description of update" is open and that the changes tab is selected.

Expected results:
Only to see changelog from linux-image-generic 2.6.24.12.13 onwards.

Actual results:
Changelog from [2.6.22-1.1] onwards is shown. The first highlighted heading appears to be Version 2.6.24-1.1: .

How reproducible is this problem?
It is reproducible every time.

Version information:
linux-image-generic 2.6.24.12.13
update-manager 1:0.87.16

Sitsofe Wheeler (sitsofe) wrote :

I forgot to add that update-manager is slow to display and uses a lot of CPU when selecting a package with a non-truncated changelog. Additionally the distro was Ubuntu hardy (development branch).

Daniel T Chen (crimsun) wrote :

Is this symptom still reproducible in 8.10 or 9.04?

Changed in update-manager:
status: New → Incomplete
Jean-Baptiste Lallement (jibel) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. We are closing this report because you reported this bug a while ago and there is no recent duplicate nor user mentioning having the issue on Intrepid. If this is still an issue, don't hesitate to reopen the report. Thanks again!

Changed in update-manager:
status: Incomplete → Invalid
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