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Re: Bug#219582: ITP: linux -- Linux 2.4 kernel

#include <hallo.h>
* Robert Millan [Sat, Nov 08 2003, 12:51:32PM]:

> > You really, massively, hugely fail to understand the problem here. The
> > upstream kernel tree works on a small number of architectures. To deal
> > with this, several other architectures have their own trees. These trees
> > may be roughly synchronised with the kernel.org tree - in most cases,
> > they're not (they may be utterly broken at the point where 2.4.x comes
> > out, for instance, resulting in the next usable version of their kernel
> > being somewhere around 2.4.x+1). There are some sub-architectures where
> > the maintainer resynchronises their tree against the kernel.org one
> > every 6 months or so, and in the intermediate period is still working on
> > 2.4.(x-5). Always packaging the latest minor version would kill Debian
> > on a wide range of machines.
> > 
> > But, of course, you know this already, because you've researched these
> > issues in advance.
> No. I know this already because other people just kindly told me like you're
> doing.

Tell you what? Do you fail to understand sarcasm or just parse
everything said here in a way that you wish to understand?


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