[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: RFC: Kernel-package: Please add the '.config' file in the binary package

On 19 May 1997, Manoj Srivastava wrote:

> 	Less blather this time. Yes, ther reason is that /boot
>  contains other useful information about the kernels ensconced there,
>  (like System.map, and psdatabase) but is missing one piece: exactly
>  what is configured into the kernel (which can be quite important). 

You are right.  No further obs from me.  Just, let it be symlinked to
/usr/src/linux/.config too, ok? =)

> 	I think that a small file is not too great a departure from
>  the standard, and, maybe, this should have been in the standard in
>  the first place.

Again, you are right.  From what I hear,  bsd lets you configure the
kernel at boot time...  this is the least that we can do.


TO UNSUBSCRIBE FROM THIS MAILING LIST: e-mail the word "unsubscribe" to
debian-devel-request@lists.debian.org . 
Trouble?  e-mail to templin@bucknell.edu .

Reply to: