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Re: Packages for using kernel 2.4.x with potato

On Thu, 15 Feb 2001, John H. Robinson, IV wrote:

> On Thu, Feb 15, 2001 at 10:47:05AM +0100, Ulrich Eckhardt wrote:
> > Tuesday 13 February 2001 22:51 AD, Adrian Bunk wrote
> > < Should the task package you propose e.g. depend on reiserfsprogs although
> > < a user doesn't use reiserfs? The packages that are new are only needed
> > < when you use new features/drivers like e.g. reiserfs, iptables or devfs.
> > < That's the reason why i can't see how to make a useful task package.
> woody and beyond should be able to support reiserfs out of the box.
> so having reiserfsprogs would be A Good Thing.
> think of it this way: a user that has 100% reiserfs would have no need
> of any ext2 utilities, but they will be there anyway.

This isn't "woody and beyond" and my impression after reading debian-user
was that the most important thing are the upgraded modutils. You can
discuss the priority of reiserfsprogs in woody - but who wants to tun
reiserfs on a potato should know that he needs reiserfsprogs.

> -john



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