Re: Security Supporting Debian Kernels in Sarge
Andreas Barth wrote:
> > The problem is not with compilation or testing, but with actually keeping
> > the code up-to-date with bugfixes.
> Please correct me if I'm wrong, but I assume that this task is easier
> if the code is only for one m68k-subarch, and you can e.g. drop all
> problems in i386-specific code, and also don't have extra
> kernel-patches to apply (because all needed patches are actually in
> the one source package applied).
The main problem is that Linux 2.2 works quite different from 2.4 and,
of course, 2.6. Hence, security updates on 2.4/2.6 don't apply
directly to 2.2 but the underlying security problem may exist there as
The only stupid question is the unasked one.
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