Re: Bug#20445: marked as done (general: frozen has packages
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> > ax25-utils
> scooter$ dpkg -s ax25-utils | tail -n 3
> This version of the utilities will only work with kernel
> revisions 2.1.42 and higher, or 2.0.30+module13 or higher.
> or 2.0.x (with patch). This is a fact of life for all Amateur Radio related
> programs. I have heard recently that the upstream guys will no longer be
> supporting 2.0.x patches for the utilities, does this mean we kill off the
> ax25-utils (and anything else that touches the ax25 sockets?)
I would think this is an essential package if you want to do
anything at all with the ax25 stuff in the kernel.
1) it really belongs in the debian distribution. Tcp/ip operation over
radio links is useless without it. By supporting it we can make it
easier to setup for the user....
2) we should patch the kernel with ax25-module14x. This would make
debian the first distribution to really support ax25!!
> - Craig
> Craig Small VK2XLZ, PGP: AD 8D D8 63 6E BF C3 C7 47 41 B1 A2 1F 46 EC 90
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