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Re: And now for something completely different... etch!

On Tue, Jun 07, 2005 at 11:12:50AM +0200, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 07, 2005 at 01:47:12AM +0200, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> > On Jun 07, Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña <jfs@computer.org> wrote:
> > 
> > > - _No_ bugs in base packages (well, at least no old bugs). Base system
> > >   should be upgraded to latest upstream (forward patches!) this includes
> > >   PAM, modutils...
> > In my wishlist there is NO support of 2.4 kernels, so modutils would
> > become unneeded.
> > 2.4.x kernels are already obsolete by now except that for some doorstop
> > architectures, I do not know about any other modern distribution which
> > still installs one.

> Since (at least) potato, Debian has always supported more than one major
> line of kernels. I don't see why we suddenly would need to change that
> now.

We've done this out of necessity -- *not* because it's a good idea.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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