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SubjectRe: Linux and not version dirs

look people, it is NOT that hard to do a

mv linux linux-<current.version>
ln -s linux-<current.version> linux

give your fingers some excercise. I wonder what people are going
to want next, the computer to code for them?


On Tue, 18 Jun 1996, Systemkennung Linux wrote:

> 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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