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Re: bind9-chroot (was: questions on ITP)

On 01-09-26 Steve Greenland wrote:
> On 25-Sep-01, 09:34 (CDT), Christian Kurz <shorty@debian.org> wrote: 
> > On 01-09-25 Steve Greenland wrote:
> > > I am so tired of hearing things like this. Nobody is forcing anyone to
> > > do anything. We already "force" them to use 2.2 instead of still using
> > > 2.0. You want the functionality, you use the right tools. You want to
> > Were exactly do we force them? Which debian packages do not work well
> > with a 2.0.x kernel?
> The standard Debian distribution kernel is 2.2.

And in which way does this force an administrator to use that kernel? He
can safely downgrade to a 2.0.x kernel, if he ensured to use mount -O

> > > stick with 2.2, then *you* deal with the issues. The maintainers have
> > 
> > That's a nice attitude, which will lead to the situation that
> > people, especially administrators, will move away from debian to either
> > other distributions, a bsd flavour or other free operating systems.
> Why? Because we don't change every aspect of our default system to cater
> to their individual preferences? One of the reasons that there are so

No, because we depend to much on new features instead of staying with
the current feature set and building our solution around it.

> many Linux distributions is that every body has a different idea of the
> "right way", and no single distribution can make everyone happy. That's
> fine.

That's another problem, but do you really want to get people to move to
other distributions, just because we are not able to use cp,rscync or
any other tool instead of mount --bind?

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