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,
> would be used on the boot disks, etc, but this would let people get ahold of
> kernel 2.2 easily on a debian cdrom, and it would let us say that debian
> supports 2.2. (I was at a LUG meeting the other day, and I was asked about
> this very thing a couple of times; people obviously care about it.)
> Brian, would this be too grave a violation of your "no new code" rule?
> (For those not yet in the know -- kernel 2.2 will probably be released next
There is precedent for this as there is a 2.1.125 package in slink now.
I think it's not a big deal if there are big disclaimers attached that
slink is not a 2.2 targetted dist.
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