Re: Bug#26511: kernel-package: make-kpkg binary make a broken kernel-source package containing a tarball
>>>>> "Manoj" == Manoj Srivastava <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Manoj> If indeed all it needs is the running kernel, and not
Manoj> the kernel sources or include files, then surely this
Manoj> discussion is moot? I was under the impression that pcmcia
Manoj> modules does need the kernel sources in order to build, but
Manoj> I could be wrong.
Mea culpa, I'm slightly inaccurate. pcmcia-source as provided
upstream offers to read the current kernel as one means of extracting
the necessary knowledge. pcmcia-source as Brian configures it in the
debian packagereads from a configured kernel source tree. And yes,
you're corrent, it would still need the kernel source (to build the
IBM Token Ring driver for instance).
Perl is really designed more for the guys that will hack Perl at least
20 minutes a day for the rest of their career. TCL/Python is more a
"20 minutes a week", and VB is probably in that "20 minutes a month"
group. :) -- Randal Schwartz