On Tue, 2010-10-05 at 18:29 +0200, Julien Cristau wrote: > Package: release-notes > Severity: minor > Tags: squeeze > > The "kernel-metapackage" section of the release notes includes this > text: > > <para> > For the more adventurous there is an easy way to compile your own custom kernel > on &debian;. Install the <systemitem > role="package">kernel-package</systemitem> tool and read the documentation in > <filename>/usr/share/doc/kernel-package</filename>. > </para> > > AFAIK kernel-package is mostly deprecated these days in favour of the > upstream 'make deb-pkg' target. Maybe this should be dropped or > updated? > > (cc:ed to debian-kernel) Yes, I would suggest something like: <para> For the more adventurous there is an easy way to compile your own custom kernel on &debian;. The kernel source is included in the <systemitem role="package">linux-source-2.6</systemitem> package and the kernel makefile provides the target 'deb-pkg' for building a binary package. </para> Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it makes it worse.
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