Re: your book and Debian Kernel Construction
Henry Hollenberg email@example.com
On 2 Mar 1998, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> Firstly, if you have make-kpkg, nevenr never never do make
> distclean; as it wipes out your .config file ;-(
> make-kpkg clean saves your .config, runs make distclean, does
> some more debian specific cleanup, and restores the .config file. No
> fuss, and you get all the benefits of make-distclean as well.
> As to the age of the files, the deb file was created at 06:21,
> and the kernel image in /boot says 06:10, so it is earlier, right?
> What am I missing?
I guess I don't understand how these tools do their job....I assumed that
when the .deb file "copied" the kernel image to /boot that would give the
kernel image a "new" time stamp.
What it sounds like you are implying is that the kernel image preserves
it's time stamp from the time it was compiled/created throughout the
process of being copied to .deb and /boot without change....thus the
kernel image should have an earlier timestamp......I think...
I guess it's back to UNIX 101. Let's see....last modification, last inode
change and last access....I guess ls -l must give you last
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