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Re: Linux 3.0

On May 30, Ben Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk> wrote:

> There are likely to be many programs and build scripts that test for a
> kernel version prefix of '2.6' vs '2.4' and will behave incorrectly when
> they find '3.0'.  Others require that there are at least 3 numeric
Expect module-init-tools and three udev scripts to break, for a start.
I will fix them in the next upload.

This is hugely annoying, because it means that squeeze installs will
not work with the kernel from wheezy.

(How much difficult would it be to add some knob to the kernel or the
libc to make it report to userspace version 2.6.40? :-) )


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