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SubjectRe: Announce: kdb v1.9 is available for kernel 2.4.16
>>>>> "keith" == Keith Owens <> writes:

keith> On Mon, 3 Dec 2001 08:43:10 +0100,
keith> Christoph Hellwig <> wrote:
>> On Mon, Dec 03, 2001 at 05:11:31PM +1100, Keith Owens wrote:
>>> This will probably be the last release of kdb using this patch format.
>>> I plan to split kdb into a core patch and smaller arch dependent
>>> patches, instead of one big patch for each arch.
>> Why can't you release one kdb patch instead?

keith> Because every architecture except i386 differes from the base kernel.
keith> IA64 has its own large patch set that has to be applied to the main
keith> kernel before kdb can be applied. Sparc uses the vger kernel tree.
keith> The -ac trees are different again.

That is bad, now that you are able to create a kernel that will
compile in i386 & ia64 with latest ia64 patch, I will also like to
be able to integrate kdb there with support for both archs.

Later, Juan.

In theory, practice and theory are the same, but in practice they
are different -- Larry McVoy
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