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Re: [backports & security]

* Andrei Popescu <andreimpopescu@gmail.com> [2006-06-01 14:47]:
> > > 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.
> You could avoid yaird by compiling everything in. I think the only
> problem would be udev, but I may be wrong

You're probably right ;-)  So the question is whether udev is easy to
backport to sarge, or whether it will cause problems.

- Felix

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