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Re: Debian should not modify the kernels!

On Sun, Sep 21, 2003 at 07:09:55PM +0200, Sebastian wrote:

> Thus, while I really like the "stability" of woody, I frequently need
> kernel updates. This means that the kernel packages don't really fit into
> Debian's concept of "stable" and "unstable".

Debian's concept of "stable" and "unstable" applies equally to the kernel as
with any other package.  Under certain circumstances, users require newer
versions of certain software.

> As a user, I really would prefer a second set of current kernel-sources
> and kernel-images that can be used to update a woody system and that
> promises the same level of stability as woody does in general. These
> kernels should thus be tested with woody and only include the vanilla
> kernels plus important bugfixes, but no additional features.

How is this different from the kernels in stable-security and

 - mdz

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