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Re: kernel 2.4 packages cleanup

On Tue, Mar 23, 2004 at 07:51:41PM -0800, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 24, 2004 at 02:59:58AM +0100, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > - kernel-source-2.4.24
> >   -> user-mode-linux
> >      build from kernel-source-2.6.4?
> UML needs a 2.4 kernel presently (I may build from 2.6 in addition, but not
> in stead).  Usually it lags a bit behind upstream kernel releases; there
> will likely be a 2.4.25 patch released at some point.  If not, I can
> probably build against 2.4.25 with the 2.4.24 patch (though this would cause
> some confusion among UML users).

I was more thinking in the direction whether upstream will still support 
2.4 in let's say 2.4.40, or whether user-mode-linux might under some 
circumstances become unbuildable in Debian 3.1.

>  - mdz



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