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In article <1028413405.1761.38.camel@irongate.swansea.linux.org.uk>,
Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk> wrote:
| On Sat, 2002-08-03 at 22:00, Ged Haywood wrote:
| > Hi there,
| >
| > On Sat, 3 Aug 2002, Mr. James W. Laferriere wrote:
| >
| > > Haven't the tarballs usuaully been archived as 'linux/' instead of
| > > 'linux-2.4.19/' ?
| >
| > Absolutely not. Many systems have a symlink 'linux' to the current
| > kernel tree, which is a directory e.g. 'linux-2.2.16'. If the tarball
|
| Kernels until recently did always unpack into linux/. Linus changed and
| I'm happy Marcelo has followed suit, its much more sensible the new way

Let's hope the major fix trees like -aa and -ac follow the convention. I
have no problem with the change (since I keep my stuff that way) but I
hope it is pervasive.
--
bill davidsen <davidsen@tmr.com>
CTO, TMR Associates, Inc
Doing interesting things with little computers since 1979.
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