Re: Just a few questions...
[Cc-ed to developers who might want to update their packages]
On Aug 5, Marcus B wrote
[packages needed for compiling and running 2.1 kernels]
> Directly from the Documentation/Changes file:
That file also indicates that most of these are in Debian's unstable tree.
[order changed; probable problems listed first]
> - Kernel modules modutils-2.1.42 ; insmod -V
Not in Debian format yet. Latest is 2.1.34(-9).
> - Procinfo 0.11 ; procinfo -v
Not in Debian format yet. 0.9 (1996-04-28) is in sysutils.
> - Loadlin 1.6a
Not in Debian format yet. Latest is 1.6(-2).
> - Net-tools 1.41 ; hostname -V
We have our own set of networking packages (that include most of the netkit
stuff nowadays); hostname is a separate package (2.01).
> - Autofs 0.3.7 ; automount --version
I don't know.
The rest is OK:
> - Gnu C 126.96.36.199 ; gcc --version
> - Binutils 188.8.131.52.1 ; ld -v
I think the .0.1 is H.J. Lu's numbering; we're up to .0.4 with 2.8.1-2 (from
> - Linux C Library 5.4.33 ; ls -l /lib/libc.so.*
> - Dynamic Linker (ld.so) 1.9.2 ; ldd -v
> - Linux C++ Library 184.108.40.206 ; ls -l /usr/lib/libg++.so.*
> - Procps 1.01 ; ps --version
> - Mount 2.6g ; mount --version
> - Sh-utils 1.16 ; expr --v
> - NFS 0.4.21 ; showmount --version
knfs_0.4.21(-1) in project/experimental
> - Bash 1.14.7 ; bash -version
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