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Re: kernel 2.6.12 release on sid

On Tue, 12 Jul 2005, Harald Dunkel wrote:

> maximilian attems wrote:
> > please encourage admins to make use of their ~/src
> > no need to mess in /usr/src
> > 
> /usr/src is the traditional location to install the
> linux kernel sources. It is referenced by related
> module packages, too (e.g. nvidia-kernel-source,
> ndiswrapper-source).

traditions are not a justification.
there is also an old d-user thread about it

/usr/src is a good place for non host-specific sources,
like the debian kernel sources. for your own pleasure use ~/src.
also in the git howto's you'll never see /usr/src mentioned.


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