Re: Bug#605090: Linux 3.2 in wheezy
Yves-Alexis Perez <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On mer., 2012-02-01 at 10:34 +0100, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
>> On Wed, Feb 01, 2012 at 10:24:40AM +0100, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
>> > On mar., 2012-01-31 at 11:01 -0500, micah anderson wrote:
>> > > What is stopping you from creating another package, that provides the
>> > > kernel with grsecurity patches applied? Don't bother the kernel team
>> > > with it, and just maintain it yourself in the archive? Its free software
>> > > afterall.
>> > >
>> > Honestly, having multiple linux source package in the archive doesn't
>> > really sound like a good idea. I don't really think the kernel team
>> > would appreciate, I'm pretty sure ftpmasters would disagree, and as a
>> > member of the security team, It's definitely something I would object.
>> Well, that's what we have the 'linux-source' packages for: to allow
>> other packages to build-depend on them.
> Hmhm, that might be a good idea indeed. I need to investigate and try
> that a bit.
> Ben, what would kernel team think of that?
Don't forget to set "Build-With:" in the resulting binary package. That
ensure DAK will keep the right linux-source package around as long as
your package is in the repository. Otherwise you will have GPL