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Re: getting kernel 2.2 into slink

> On Thu, Jan 21, 1999 at 12:34:57PM -0800, Joey Hess wrote:
> > Would anyone object if kernel 2.2 were packaged up at least as a
> > kernel-source package for slink? 2.0.3x would remain slink's default kernel,
> I'de really like to see a kernel-image too, atleast for the non-i386 ports
> to use. The 2.2 kernels work much better for them than the 2.0.3x kernels,
> and requires less (usually none) patching to get them to compile. For
> example, the 2.0.35 sparc-kernel patch in slink right now is 2.8 megs
> (compressed). I've been able to compile straight from the pristine source
> for 2.1.128 to 2.1.132 (one small header fix in 132). I'm going to try the
> 2.2.0pre9 and see if I get the same results.

No.  We had enough problems upgrading from 2.0.35 to 2.0.36.  This would
be a major change and have corresponding reprocussions.  I'm sure it's
very stable, but it will have incompatibilities.

                                  ( bcwhite@pobox.com )

      Management should work for the engineers, not the other way around.

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