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SubjectRe: Stop the Linux kernel madness
On Fri, 18 Jun 2004, Timothy Miller wrote:

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> 4Front Technologies wrote:
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>> Redhat/Debian/Gentoo do the right thing by the kernel from www.kernel.org.
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> Who defined "using vanilla kernels" as "the right thing"?
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> Certainly not kernel developers.

It should also be noted that the 'gentoo-sources' kernel that is, last I
checked, the default (or at least the recommended kernel) for Gentoo is
patched (1.1 MB of bzip2'd patches at the time of this writing). That
Redhat uses their own patched kernel is no secret either.

So his statement is not only misguided, but patently false.

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Alex Goddard
agoddard at purdue dot edu
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