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Re: kernel-{image,headers} package bloat

On Wed, Apr 25, 2001 at 04:56:19PM +1000, Herbert Xu wrote:
> > a person/company producing a binary kernel module is FAR more likely to
> > create one for debian if they only have to create one module, rather
> > than a dozen or so. 
> There two discussions here:
> 1. The number of kernel flavours.
> 2. The need for kernel-headers for each flavour.
> I was talking about 2.

i am, and always have been, talking about the bloated number of
kernel-{image,headers} packages.

sometimes that requires demolishing some of the digressions in order to
force things back to the point.

> > > You seem to be confusing the kernel-header discussion with the
> > > kernel-image discussion.  Please go back and reread the thread.
> >
> > they're one and the same. "kernel-{image,headers} package bloat" has
> > been the topic of this thread from the beginning.
> In that case, you're mixing them up as well.

you are mistaken.  i started the thread, i know what i started.


craig sanders <cas@taz.net.au>

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