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SubjectRe: How to check the kernel compile options ?
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On February 7, 2002 07:26 pm, Mike Touloumtzis wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 07, 2002 at 02:18:20PM +0100, Daniel Phillips wrote:
> > On February 7, 2002 05:13 am, Mike Touloumtzis wrote:
> > >
> > > The kernel is just a program, and this is a tools problem. You don't
> > > see people arguing that cat's documentation should be moved into /bin/cat
> > > in case administrators misplace "cat.1.gz".
> >
> > Cat is standard, kernels aren't. When was the last time you installed a
> > custom cat?
>
> I installed a custom rsync just the other day, and I did it by downloading
> the Debian rsync source, patching it, and building a Debian package.
> I would certainly do the same for cat if I needed to.
>
> Sorry, I still don't see any fundamental difference.

Yes, and would you configure cat? Which options would you select?

I'm trying to avoid just saying 'you're being silly', but it's what I really
mean.

--
Daniel
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