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Re: Debian should not modify the kernels!

On Sun, Sep 21, 2003 at 01:09:08PM +0200, martin f krafft wrote:

> I am the kernel-patch-2.4-grsecurity maintainer, and I have been
> flooded with grave and important bugs ever since kernel version
> 2.4.20, since grsecurity does not apply to these kernel versions
> anymore. It doesn't apply to the Debianised versions of these
> kernels anymore, it applies to the vanilla kernel just fine.
> This is *not* my fault.

No it isn't, but it's also not the fault of your fellow DDs.

It's a well accepted fact among kernel developers that vanilla
kernel.org kernels should not be used by end users.  Debian has to patch
the kernel, too.  There isn't much choice.

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