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

On Mon, Nov 10, 2003 at 06:44:55AM -0600, Marcelo E. Magallon wrote:
>  > How do the current kernel packages guarantee this?
>  > 
>  > Why would Robert's package need to behave any differently?
>  The current kernel packages don't make the old stuff just dissappear,
>  so it's less of an issue in that case.  In fact, the only "bad"
>  situation with the current kernel packages is when you update between
>  package releases of the same kernel version, and the current kernel
>  packages make plenty of noise in that situation.

In what way is updating between releases worse than updating within the
same release?

If there is such, do you pretend it's worse enough to justify not attempting
to provide my package at all? How is that?

Robert Millan

"[..] but the delight and pride of Aule is in the deed of making, and in the
thing made, and neither in possession nor in his own mastery; wherefore he
gives and hoards not, and is free from care, passing ever on to some new work."

 -- J.R.R.T, Ainulindale (Silmarillion)

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