Re: What is a Kernel?
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: Re: What is a Kernel?
- From: Manoj Srivastava <email@example.com>
- Date: Sun, 5 Nov 2000 12:23:21 -0600
- Message-id: <4087-Sun05Nov2000122321firstname.lastname@example.org>
- In-reply-to: Fredrik Liljegren's message of "12 Oct 2000 11:17:37 +0200"
- References: <20001011171051.B5443@capecodvacation.com> <Pine.GSO.4.10.10010112312330.16142-100000@sundial> <20001012112030.C21708@debian.org> <email@example.com> <20001012105915.A30217@atrey.karlin.mff.cuni.cz> <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>"Fredrik" == Fredrik Liljegren <email@example.com> writes:
Fredrik> Petr Cech <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> On Thu, Oct 12, 2000 at 09:35:07AM +0200 , Fredrik Liljegren wrote:
>> > But why, then, is it a separate package, instead of just being the
>> what is not a separate package? Are you aware of existence of
>> kernel-patch-<ver> aren't you.
Fredrik> I'm sorry, I wasn't. And I agree that it then is a good reason to
Fredrik> have a separare kernel-source-package instead of jsut using
kernel-image-> ver>.[dsc with friends].
I also think that the fact that apt-get, apt-move, apt-proxy,
dselect, et al. are designed to help me work with .debs, and not
Add to that the fact that there are lots of people who just
buy the unofficial binary only 3 CD sets of Debian (and, in thrird
world countries, that may well be all you can afford), it is nice to
have a debian oatched kernel source package on the CD (ever tried
downloading kernel sources over a 19.-28.8 connection in a counrty
like india where the phone service is, umm, less than desired?)
I think the increased load on the servers, space on the
servers and CD's are more than offset by the advantages we get
(espesdcially the kernel patching facility).
Memory fault -- brain fried
Manoj Srivastava <email@example.com> <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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