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Re: kernel versions and vtun package, suggestions wanted.

On Mon, Aug 13, 2001 at 11:47:50AM +1000, Craig Sanders wrote:
> i've got a package called vtun.
> version 2.4 works with kernels up to and including 2.4.5
> version 2.5b1 works with kernels 2.4.6 and above.
> i'd like vtun to work regardless of what kernel is installed. any
> suggestions on the best way to deal with this?
> i've packaged the new version but haven't uploaded it yet because of
> this kernel version dependancy.

dhcpd used to do much the same.  You can write a wrapper script, and
allow it to pick between the two... then package, say, 2.4 as a patch
inside the 2.5b1 build tree or as a second tarball if more complicated
source management systems float your boat.

Daniel Jacobowitz                           Carnegie Mellon University
MontaVista Software                         Debian GNU/Linux Developer

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