Re: Development Versions of Kernel
For myself, I'd rather use kernel-package and build my own kernels
whenever I want to test a development release rather than have it handed
to me with effectively random configuration choices. I'd like to suspect
that I'm not the only one ...
p.s. the package name 'kernel-image-development' could also be
misleading. the other foo-dev names indicate files needed to develop with
or for 'foo'.
On Tue, 27 Mar 2001, Benjamin Pharr wrote:
> I would like to package development versions of the kernel
> (kernel-image-development?) so that Debian users could be part of Linus'
> army of testers. However, most Debian users don't use unstable, but if we
> wait two weeks for the development kernel to get into testing, another
> kernel (possibly two) has already been released. Is it possible that we
> could put the new development versions of the kernel into testing at the
> same time it goes into unstable. After all, the purpose of this package is
> to help find bugs and if it is broken (which most development kernels have
> very little wrong with them in general) and all one would have to do is
> reboot and choose another kernel. It's not like they'd get stuck with a
> broken package. Thoughts, opinions, comments? Thanks!
> Ben Pharr
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