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SubjectRe: Why not distribute Kernel and all related tools together
linuxsys@ssg.com wrote:
>
> TaRDiS@mail.utexas.edu writes:
> > > What do you think if there were another package would include all the
> > > tools related to kernel like
> > >
> > > Net-tools
> > > Proc-tools
> > > Smbmount
> > > And whatewer, there are quite a few of those.
> [...]
> > It might be a good idea, though coordinating releases with the various
> > authors will be a bear.
> [...]
> >
> > Still, it is a serious pain in the neck for the average admin when one gets
> > a kernel integrated with all sorts of goodies and has to wonder where the
> > utilities are to make all of them work.
>
> Agreed! Perhaps this package needs to be done only when the kernel
> hits a moderately stable (read "no update for x days") point instead
> of with every kernel release?
>
> Rick

I think the Documentation/Changes file is sufficient warning.
What would be nice though is if a single directory on sunsite and
tsx-11 could be designated for this purpose. Maby /pub/Linux/kernel/
system or somthing with linsk from the actual files to the directory?


JAmes Hughes


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