Bug#926604: unblock: linux-base/4.6

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Bug#926604: unblock: linux-base/4.6

Ben Hutchings-3
Package: release.debian.org
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Usertags: unblock

Please unblock package linux-base

Changes I think are important for the release:

1. Add a workaround for a bug/limitation in debconf that can make
   kernel packages impossible to remove (#908001).

2. Take over manual page for kernel-img.conf from kernel-package,
   which has been dropped from buster (#925415).  Update the manual
   page to cover the different types of kernel package.

Minor changes:

3. Improve detection of containers, so we don't unnecessarily prompt
   about removing the running kernel.

4. Fix typo in documentation (#876215).

5. Fix listing of installed kernels for architectures where the name
   prefix has changed.  This doesn't seem to affect any release
   architectures.  I added test cases so the change shouldn't cause
   any regression for release architectures.

Ben.

unblock linux-base/4.6

-- System Information:
Debian Release: buster/sid
  APT prefers unstable-debug
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable-debug'), (500, 'stable-updates'), (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'testing'), (500, 'stable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Foreign Architectures: i386

Kernel: Linux 4.19.0-4-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_GB.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_GB.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8), LANGUAGE=en_GB.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)
LSM: AppArmor: enabled

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