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Re: Writing a kernel building walkthrough - proofreaders wanted

>>"Jamin" == Jamin W Collins <jcollins@asgardsrealm.net> writes:

 Jamin> On Fri, Sep 13, 2002 at 10:47:35AM -0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
 >> 1. Run "dselect". 

 >> 2. "cd /usr/local/src"

 Jamin> Looking at the path of 3, perhaps this should be "cd /usr/src" instead?

	I would much rather change it all to cosistently use
 /usr/local/src/ or even /home/you/kernel/ or something.

 >> 5. "ln -s kernel-source-2.4.18 linux". This will create a symbolic
 >> link ("alias" in Mac-speak; "shortcut" in Windows-speak, but more
 >> powerful than either) to the directory "kernel-source-2.4.18"; the
 >> symlink is named "linux". This step is not absolutely necessary, but
 >> it's the usual way of doing things. "ls -l" will show you that "linux"
 >> is a "pointer" to "/etc/src/kernel-source-2.4.18".

	I would deprecate this, really, especially if the kernel was
 really unpacked in /home/me/kernel.

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