[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

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

On Mon, Nov 10, 2003 at 07:50:54PM +0000, Andrew Suffield wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 10, 2003 at 11:58:46AM +0100, Robert Millan wrote:
> > On Sun, Nov 09, 2003 at 10:43:49PM +0100, Eduard Bloch wrote:
> > > > 1) You said before you were concerned about my package occupiing the package
> > > > namespace in the archive. The fact that you don't like the name of my package
> > > > proves your previous argument was intentionaly bogus.
> > > 
> > > The fact of the too generic package name was mentioned before within
> > > other arguments against your "linux" package.
> > 
> > How many software programs called "linux" are around?
> Dozens. Lots of people have created variations on the theme of
> "linux".

Does your response imply that "variations on the theme of linux" and "programs
called linux" are the same thing?

If it does, I clarify that my question does not. Which means your response is

If it doesn't, tell me which are these "dozens" I never heard about them.

> You're not even talking about packaging the one released from
> kernel.org, you're talking about creating your own fork (vis. patches
> to make it work on different architectures).

Read my debian/copyright file.

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)

Reply to: