Re: kernel-image/debian.README; confusion over version numbers
>>"Kai" == Kai Henningsen <email@example.com> writes:
Kai> One other thing.
Kai> It might be wise to edit the release number so that dselect will
Kai> not replace the custom kernel with a new version of
Kai> kernel-image-x.x.xx in the distribution.
Kai> I've found that using a two-level scheme where the major level
Kai> starts with a letter nicely does the job, so my kernel is now
Kai> kernel-image-1.3.100-kai.1 or something like that. This will get
Kai> dpkg to refuse to downgrade.
This is good stuff. I think I'll place this hint in the
README file in the next release of kernel-package.
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