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Re: kernel-{image,headers} package bloat

Ethan Benson <erbenson@alaska.net> wrote:

> On Sun, Apr 22, 2001 at 01:00:02PM +0000, Andreas Metzler wrote:
>> What *is* the difference between eg. kernel-headers-2.4.3-686 and
>> kernel-headers-2.4.3-k6?

> not much:

> [eb@socrates eb]$ diff -rq /usr/local/src/linux-2.2.19/include /usr/src/kernel-headers-2.2.19/include
> Only in /usr/src/kernel-headers-2.2.19/include: asm # symlink to asm-$arch
> Only in /usr/src/kernel-headers-2.2.19/include: config # directory: 2.2MB
> Only in /usr/src/kernel-headers-2.2.19/include/linux: autoconf.h
> Only in /usr/src/kernel-headers-2.2.19/include/linux: compile.h
> Only in /usr/src/kernel-headers-2.2.19/include/linux: modules
> Only in /usr/src/kernel-headers-2.2.19/include/linux: modversions.h
> Only in /usr/src/kernel-headers-2.2.19/include/linux: version.h


This seems to scream to me to simply split the common files out to a
new package.  kernel-headers-2.4.2-common

Am I missing something?
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