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Re: building 2.6.26 kernel source fails on squeeze

On Sun, 2011-05-01 at 01:52 +0530, Faheem Mitha wrote:
> On Sat, 30 Apr 2011, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> > On Mon, 2011-04-25 at 13:35 +0530, Faheem Mitha wrote:
> >>
> >> On Mon, 25 Apr 2011, Faheem Mitha wrote:
> >>
> >>> On Mon, 25 Apr 2011, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> >>
> >>>> I think this is just too much detail for this section.  If you think
> >>>> it's necessary to explain ABI maintenance in this much detail, that
> >>>> probably belongs in a new chapter.
> >>
> >>> Ok. Well, feel free to take it out then. In any case, I hope you will
> >>> apply some version of this patch. Let me know if I can do anything else.
> >>
> >> I don't know what new chapter you have in mind, but I suggest applying the
> >> patch for now (if it seems Ok with you) with the excessive detail about
> >> the ABI removed and we can talk about it further if you wish,
> >
> > See version 1.0.10.
> Yes, I saw that when I checked your svn repos. You forgot (or 
> intentionally omitted, but if so, said nothing) to add the bit about the 
> linux-headers-common to 4.2. See the relevant portion of my patch below.

I did indeed forget that.  Thanks for reminding me.

> Otherwise I think you've covered the ground pretty well. The online 
> version isn't up to date yet, though.
> > By the way, there is a separate list for kernel-handbook at 
> > kernel-handbook-general@lists.alioth.debian.org, though I'm not sure 
> > whether it should remain a separate list.
> Are you suggesting I use this? Are all interested parties subscribed?

It's probably best to mail both lists for now.


Ben Hutchings
Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it makes it worse.

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