[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: 2.4 vs. 2.6

Mario 'BitKoenig' Holbe <Mario.Holbe@tu-ilmenau.de> wrote:
> Well, if there are really packages that demand on 2.6, they just can
> depend on kernel-image-2.6, this is no problem at all.

No, they cannot. Kernel version requirements cannot be expressed in
package dependencies because
a) You can have multiple different kernels installed. Package
   dependiencies cannot specify "The kernel that you currently have
b) Debian supports running kernels that are not installed by using a
   package therefore there are installations without any kernel-image
   package installed.

cu andreas
The 'Galactic Cleaning' policy undertaken by Emperor Zhark is a personal
vision of the emperor's, and its inclusion in this work does not constitute
tacit approval by the author or the publisher for any such projects,
howsoever undertaken.                                (c) Jasper Ffforde

Reply to: