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Re: New Debian user here

On Fri, 2002-08-30 at 08:54, Ivo wrote:
> Will I pollute my system to death if I start compiling some of my stuff by
> myself? I'd hate to miss doing the occasional ./configure && make :) For
> example: the first thing I did was download the tar.gz for kernel 2.4.19 and
> installed that, rather than the 2.4.18-5 package I saw available in dselect.

You should check out the make-kpkg tool, combined with things like the
alsa source package and other kernel patches, it makes a very easy way
to build kernel packages, especially nice for building on one system and
installing on others

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