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Re: Debian should not modify the kernels!

On Mon, 22 Sep 2003, Martin Pitt wrote:

> When Debian claims to ship kernels with security patches, then another
> Debian package should not silently remove them; that would be very
> dangerous (and IMHO silly). I could live with this solution if such an
> unpatch is verbosely announced to the user (let's say, with a debconf
> note of priority high).

No.  a debconf note during *installation* has nothing to do with the actual
application of a kernel patch, nor the sebsequent building thereof.

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