From: Paul Jakma (paulj at domain itg.ie)
Date: Mon 22 May 2000 - 11:34:30 IST
On Mon, 22 May 2000, Niall O Broin wrote:
> As I pointed out, the vendor doesn't seem to supply those, and I can
> see why.
i meant more: "wait for your vendor to release a new kernel package".
> I don't recall my question mentioning Linus' kernels specifically.
well, you were talking about linux-2.2.15 and the size of it. so it was
safe to assume you were talking about stock linus linux. :)
> Oh no - it's happened - Linux is forking !
For a moment i read that as "Linus is forking" :)
> > how difficult can the following be:
> > cd /usr/src/linux
> > bzcat /wherever/patch-2.2.15.bz2 | patch -p1
> Piece of piss, if the relevant patch is available, which if may not be for
> certain vendors' distributions.
but the patches are against the stock kernels... i don't see the problem
honestly. You either:
a) use stock linux. in which case you can save download time by getting
b) you wait for your vendor.
Or are you suggesting that Linus should have:
(of course the vendors could provide patches against their mod'ed kernels
but that's up to the vendor.)
> Niall O Broin
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