Re: 2.4.25-1 debian kernel available based on -ben1 tree, G5 tester wanted.
Sven Luther writes:
> > I noticed a mol-modules-2.4.25-powerpc package there.
> It is an unofficial package, which i usually provide for the pegasos
> folk, which are not really able to build them themselves,
I see. That's okay by me then. Still, I wonder whether the package
is really necessary with my packages in Debian proper, and a
synchronized upload would be nice no matter what.
> The main problem is that building modules from the headers doesn't
> seem to quite work, which is something i need to fix.
Plain and simple, building from the headers only will never work for
the current build structure of mol.
> I was thinking about having a list of modules (alsa, mol, etc ...) which
> we could build directly from the kernel package, so there would be no
> need to rebuild the kernel from sources as you currently do,
> What do you think of it ?
It's probably better to keep the pre-packaged modules in a separate
source package, mainly because they need to be rebuilt against new
releases of both the kernel and mol. And I do *not* rebuild the
kernel, but only unpack and depend the source tree. This is not a big
> BTW, what about -power3 and -power4 ?
Done, and uploaded.
> If you want, we can upload it to :
> or something, and have this be an unofficial repo for packages uploaded
> to the NEW queue or something ?
Frankly, I don't like the idea of having repositories for the sole
purpose of working around the waiting time in queues. I agree they
are nice for testing new packages, but so are sid and sarge.
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