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.
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