Re: mips-tools deb
On Mon, Nov 19, 2001 at 06:57:49AM +0100, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > addinitrd(add intitrd to the kernel) and elf2ecoff(convert an elf binary
> > into an ecoff binary) both come with the kernel-sources but are also
> > needed by other programs. elf2ecoff is needed by arcboot and addinitrd
> > by the bootfloppies. I'd like to split these two tools out of the
> > kernel-source and maintain them in a separate mips-tools package. Any
> > objections, any other tools that would fit in there?
> this is not an objection, only a question:
> Is there a reason against asking Herbert Xu to build these packages
> directly from the kernel-source-* package (mkcramfs is already built
> from kernel-source-* on all architectures)?
Sounds good, as long as we only need tools from the kernel source. So if
nothing else is going to be included, I'll ask Herbert to do so.