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
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.
"[..] 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)