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Re: kernel-{image,headers} package bloat

On Tue, Apr 24, 2001 at 04:14:18PM -0700, Aaron Lehmann wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 25, 2001 at 09:06:21AM +1000, Herbert Xu wrote:
> > Bullshit.  Why don't you do a diff instead of talking about something that
> > you have no idea about?
> Do you deny that the file named autoconf.h contains precicely what I
> suggested? I did not attempt to present an exhaustive description of
> the differences between the various kernel-headers packages, which I
> indeed do not know in their entirety and had inquired about in a
> previous message in this thread. Instead, I presented Craig with a
> desceription of one (and the foremost, AFAIK) of the files that
> differs in the kernel-headers packages.

Sounds nice.  But let's have a look at what you actually said:

> > so, what's the difference between all the packages? they're the same
> > header files from the same kernel source tree, aren't they?
> One file, composing of a few kilobytes, is an autogenerated header
> consisting of #define correctives enumerating the configuration.

I think it's fairly clear that you were trying suggest that this is the
ONLY difference between these packages.
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