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SubjectRe: [RFC] 2.4.11-dontuse packages

> Why don't you just assume that "dontuse" is the standard way to
> indicate a bad kernel, and ask Linus to use that convention in the
> future. Since you want a way to warn users, this solution meets all
> needs nicely.
> Of course, you have to convince Linus to be consistent in the
> future, but I bet this will be easier than convincing him to change
> something he's already done. ;-)

Linus, Alan,

Would you be willing to make the "dontuse" suffix a consistent way of
indicating bad kernels in the ftp archives?

I am adding features to the patch-kernel script and would like to use
this as a test to trigger a warning and/or abort.

best regards,

Andrew Ebling

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