Re: NPTL support in 2.4 kernel series?
On Sat, Jan 22, 2005 at 07:53:19PM +0200, Fabian Fagerholm wrote:
> For another perspective, think about the ongoing work to support other
> kernels than Linux. Presently, promising work is apparently being done
> on both Debian GNU/Hurd and Debian GNU/FreeBSD kernels. There are
> already packages that are Linux-kernel-specific and they will need
> support in the package management system to depend on
> "kernel-image-linux" or something more specific like
> "kernel-image-linux-2.6". (One may assume that "kernel-image",
> representing any kernel, is an essential package, always installed.) So
> it's not just about different versions of Linux, it's about different
> kernels altogether. And there should be a way to specify such
> dependencies on the package management system level.
Those other kernels dpkg arch aren't "i386", they will be one of the
So they don't need depends on a kernel either, they just need their arch
line to be set for the proper archs they support.