Re: Debian should not modify the kernels!
On Sun, 21 Sep 2003, Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> * martin f krafft <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2003-09-21 14:44]:
> > What you distribute as 2.4.22 is not 2.4.22.
> So what? Most packages in Debian devate from upstream in one way or
> another. That's the added value we provide. I'm happy that Herbert
> carefully selects what to backport and I appreciate this effort.
> (Also note that Red Hat modify the upstream kernel and libc in a quite
> drastic way; in fact, their kernel is much more modified than ours).
But source packages have an orig.tar.gz/diff.gz combo.
kernel-source-foo packages should produce the same.