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Re: Debian should not modify the kernels!

On Sun, 21 Sep 2003, Martin Michlmayr wrote:

> * martin f krafft <madduck@debian.org> [2003-09-21 14:44]:
> > What you distribute as 2.4.22 is not 2.4.22.
> So what?  Most packages in Debian devate from upstream in one way or
> another.  That's the added value we provide.  I'm happy that Herbert
> carefully selects what to backport and I appreciate this effort.
> (Also note that Red Hat modify the upstream kernel and libc in a quite
> drastic way; in fact, their kernel is much more modified than ours).

But source packages have an orig.tar.gz/diff.gz combo.

kernel-source-foo packages should produce the same.

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