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Re: Bug#171693: ITP: wondershaper -- a script to set up QoS, mainly for home users

On Thu, Dec 05, 2002 at 09:03:27AM +0100, martin f krafft <madduck@debian.org> was heard to say:
> also sprach Anthony DeRobertis <asd@suespammers.org> [2002.12.05.0611 +0100]:
> > On Wed, 2002-12-04 at 18:06, martin f krafft wrote:
> > > the problem is that we also need the kernel patch.
> > 
> > 2.4.20 includes HTB3
> i saw. but that's a problem because it won't run on every system
> therefore. it's kernel version dependent. there is no good way to
> declare dependencies, how would i do this?

  In the Description and README.Debian, say:

  This package requires a Linux kernel with the HTB3 patch applied; kernel
versions 2.4.20 and greater will meet this requirement.

  (or something to that effect, that's a bit awkward)


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