On Sun, Sep 21, 2003 at 01:09:08PM +0200, martin f krafft wrote: [...] > If I install kernel-source-2.4.21, I want the 2.4.21 kernel source, > I don't want the 2.4.21 kernel source with 2.5's IPsec stack patched > in and hundreds of little "fixes". I understand that the kernel > maintainer(s) put a lot of work into this process, and I don't doubt > the quality they produce. But I think there is a reason why 2.5 is > dubbed experimental, and if I run a highly-important system and must > use e.g. 2.4.22, I want 2.4.22 and not the IPsec stuff. FWIW, I basically agree. "goodies" are welcome, but backporting things from the unstable branch might not be that good idea. ciao, -- Luca - De Whiskey's - De Vitis | Elegant or ugly code as well aliases: Luca ^De [A-Z][A-Za-z\-]*[iy]'\?s$ | as fine or rude sentences have Luca, a wannabe ``Good guy''. | something in common: they local LANG="it_IT@euro" | don't depend on the language.
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