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Re: Kernel 2.4.17

On Mon, Feb 18, 2002 at 09:05:25AM +0100, Jens Schmalzing wrote:
> > > debianized != hot
> > Indeed....
> I think you are missing the point here.

Yes you're right. After this thread I got to know a little more about kernel-source
and kernel-patch. I didn't know about kernel-patch-benh which apparently does everything
I need my kernel to do. This makes it hot, for me at least.

> If you are going to upload your packages, however, they will need to
> include source.  In order to avoid replicating nearly the whole kernel
> source tree in the archives, you should depend on the generic
> kernel-source package and the various patch packages for building.
> For more information, RTFS of a few kernel-image packages, there are
> various ways of doing this.

Could you point me to some info? I am trying to learn kernel-package and friends.
E.g.:  /usr/share/doc/kernel-patch-benh/ is quite empty...

> As far as packages based on the BenH tree alone are concerned, I
> refrained from doing them because there already are powerpc kernel
> packages, and the differences could be expected to be relatively
> small.  I chose to use both the XFS and the BenH patch instead,
> because this really adds functionality.



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