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Re: kernel-{image,headers} package bloat

Michael Stone <mstone@debian.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 25, 2001 at 09:19:29AM +1000, Herbert Xu wrote:
>> I'm actually referring to all binary modules.  But for binary-only modules
>> in particular, since you don't have the luxuary of being able to recompile
>> them, it's even more important to supply the builder with enough information
>> assuming that they're willing to compile it for your specifications.

> and asking them to compile a dozen different versions makes things
> better for binary module distributors? 

No, but they can at least compile one for i386 easily as we're providing
matching kernel-headers.  You're in exactly the same situation
(i.e., without binary modules) anyway if you compile your own kernel so
IMHO it's a moot point.
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