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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/6] kill i386 and x86_64 directories
On Fri, 26 Oct 2007 08:23:36 +0200
Sam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org> wrote:

> On Thu, Oct 25, 2007 at 10:17:53PM +0200, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> >
> > I think the last remaining bit to cleanup is the symlink from
> > arch/x86/boot/bzImage. Now that the old directories are gone it does
> > not make much sense to keep them alive. Andrew will survive it :)
>
> It is not just Andrew I'm afraid.
> We got a Debian bug-report too when we did not have the symlink and I
> asume this is true for several others.
> We should let it stay in 2.6.24 and remove the symlink for 2.6.25 IMO.

that's the worst of all things to do... either make a change in ONE go,
when you do all the changes anyway (users will remmeber 2.6.24 was the
unification kernel, but 2.6.25 breaking stuff will be a total
surprise)... or keep them around forever. As long as it works, nobody
will change the scripts.
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