Re: backwards compatibility was Re: Uploaded kernel-package 3.61
On Thu, Feb 19, 1998 at 12:15:01PM +0100, Christian Leutloff wrote:
> firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
> > Hence, now kernel-source-* packages compiled with this kernel-package
> > shall not provide any sort of kernel-headers. For the sake of
> > backwards compatibility, /usr/src/linux-$version symlinks are still
> > being provided (as people may upload newer kernels while keeping an
> > older libc6-dev around, which depends on /usr/src/linux-2.0.32.
> The symlinks should go *now*
Agreed. Manoj, we will break many people's setup if we change
/usr/src/linux*. It's against policy to use them locally, but many
people don't know it and they will complain.
We won't need them at all if Dwarf releases the new libc6.
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