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Re: [backports & security]

* Andrei Popescu <andreimpopescu@gmail.com> [2006-06-01 08:10]:
> >   * Also, since even backports.org does not seem to have vim 7.0 and
> >     kernel 2.6.16 (yet), what would be the best way/place to get these
> >     from ?  Should I (try to) backport them myself ?
> It is said that compiling your own kernel with make-kpkg should be
> pretty easy. It generates a kernel package which you can than
> install with "dpkg -i". Never tried it myself though ... Compiling
> smaller software is generally just a matter of running "make" "make
> install". YMMV

I know ;-)  I've used make-kpkg a lot.  I'm not sure whether it's easy
to install one of the newer kernels (even a self-compiled one) on
sarge though, since it may depend on newer versions of e.g. yaird.

Thanks anyway.

- Felix

Felix C. Stegerman <flx@obfusk.net>                  http://obfusk.net
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