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Diffstat (limited to 'scripts')
1 files changed, 14 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/scripts/package/builddeb b/scripts/package/builddeb
index 59726243c2eb..88dbf23b6970 100755
--- a/scripts/package/builddeb
+++ b/scripts/package/builddeb
@@ -217,9 +217,20 @@ else
maintainer="$name <$email>"
+# Try to determine distribution
+if [ -n "$KDEB_CHANGELOG_DIST" ]; then
+ distribution=$KDEB_CHANGELOG_DIST
+elif distribution=$(lsb_release -cs 2>/dev/null) && [ -n "$distribution" ]; then
+ : # nothing to do in this case
+ distribution="unstable"
+ echo >&2 "Using default distribution of 'unstable' in the changelog"
+ echo >&2 "Install lsb-release or set \$KDEB_CHANGELOG_DIST explicitly"
# Generate a simple changelog template
cat <<EOF > debian/changelog
-linux-upstream ($packageversion) unstable; urgency=low
+linux-upstream ($packageversion) $distribution; urgency=low
* Custom built Linux kernel.
@@ -233,10 +244,10 @@ This is a packacked upstream version of the Linux kernel.
The sources may be found at most Linux ftp sites, including:
-Copyright: 1991 - 2009 Linus Torvalds and others.
+Copyright: 1991 - 2015 Linus Torvalds and others.
The git repository for mainline kernel development is at:
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by