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Re: Debian Bug#20445 disagree

On Thu, 9 Apr 1998, Brian White wrote:

> > They work if you're using a 2.1.x kernel.  Since plenty of people can be
> > expected to get Debian on multi-CD sets which include kernel sources, I
> > still believe we should ship them.
> > 
> > Also, what happens when Linus finally puts out the 2.2.0 kernel?  I don't
> > think we're going to be making a release at exactly the same time, then
> > people will start complaining that Debian doesn't work with Linux 2.2
> Then you tell them to kindly get the latest version from "unstable".  Since
> they were able to download the 2.2 kernel, they can download the latest
> packages.

What if THEY GOT IT OFF A CD, NOT THE NET?  Yes, there are people that are
going to buy CD distributions that include kernel sources, and these
distributions will include 2.1.x and 2.2 when it's released.  WHAT DO WE
LOSE by putting support for them in hamm?

Scott K. Ellis <storm@gate.net>                 http://www.gate.net/~storm/

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