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Re: Where is kernel 2.2.0?

On Tue, 2 Feb 1999, M.C. Vernon wrote:

> On 2 Feb 1999, Gary L. Hennigan wrote:
> > Mike Garfias <mcg24@csufresno.edu> writes:
> > 
> > | M.C. Vernon spoke forth with the blessed manuscript:
> > | > I saw the uploaded message days ago, and sunsite still doesn't have the
> > | > kernel-source or kernel-headers packages available yet :(
> <snip>
> > It's usually a dog. I'm not sure what "sunsite" MC was talking about,
> > perhaps the UK sunsite? But certainly the sunsite in the US
> > (sunsite.unc.edu) has the new kernels via their mirror of
> > ftp.kernel.org. Here's the URL
> > 
> > ftp://sunsite.unc.edu/pub/Linux/kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.2/
> Yes, but I was wondering about the kernel-source and kernel-headers
> packages. How can I make these fromt he kernel source .tar.gz?

This can be done with make-kpkg, but this brings up a question:

I see that the kernel's README file no longer mentions symlinks in

Since the headers were put into libc6-dev instead of being linked to
kernel-headers, what is the correct procedure to use when compiling on a
2.2.x system?  Should the libc6-dev headers be used or the ones from the


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