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SubjectRe: Linux and not version dirs
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Hi,

> >> BTW, does anybody know, why all kernel versions reside in
> >> a linux dircetory and not in linux-version?
>
> Presumably because of the symlinks from something like
> "/usr/src/linux/i386-asm" to "/usr/include/asm" and "/root/Linux" to "
> /usr/src/linux" i guess..

Simply because Linus does his personal development in /usr/src/linux/.

I personally'd much prefer to distribute the sources in in a directory
linux-<version> and to symlink /usr/src/linux to the actual sourcetree
in use. This would then also be a bit more consistent with the
GNU coding standards which are already being used by lots of other
Linux related software, not only GNU stuff.

Ralf


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