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

keith> On Mon, 3 Dec 2001 08:43:10 +0100,
keith> Christoph Hellwig <hch@caldera.de> 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.


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