Re: Bug#219582: ITP: linux -- Linux 2.4 kernel
* Robert Millan (email@example.com) [031109 19:25]:
> On Mon, Nov 10, 2003 at 01:40:34AM +1100, Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> > * Robert Millan <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2003-11-09 14:40]:
> > > Actualy, I didn't even bother to provide System.map, and my system
> > > works quite well. I can add it if you bring me a reason to do so,
> > > though.
> > So you're saying that you don't know what System.map is good for?
> No, but if you actualy cared you'd be telling me instead of asking.
Sorry, but: If you want to package a linux kernel, you should _know_
the few basic names and concepts. Otherwise you'll make live hard for
people using your package. Knowledge of System.map is a _must_, also
knowing of initrd and similar concepts. If not, don't waste your and
our time with trying to make a package. (The same is of course valid
for any other package: Who wants to package kde must know to what the
term "mouse" refers to in connection with computers.)
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