On Tue, 2001-10-23 at 17:10, Jordi Mallach wrote:
> Hm, we've been looking around, but we don't know which exact dir/kernel
> you're refering too. No kernels looked like they were -ac kernels.
Sorry, they're Red Hat RPMs, but they're based on ac:
> Hm. We're poor Debian people. I think "cooker" is what "sid" or
> "unstable" is in our distribution, but browsing the web I only found RPM
> mirrors, not SRPM's, and then, I see "kernel" and "kernel-linus"
> packages. The latter I guess it's pristine Linus tree, and the first one
> must be Mandrake's custom kernel, which I have no clue if it's based on
> -ac or not.
Any recent Mandrake kernel is based on -ac, there should be SRPMS
somewhere in the ftp hierarchy...
> I guess the "one -ac patch every two weeks" wasn't so good? Is it a big
> pain for you?
It is a big pain... as it is, the weekly patches are script-generated.
Doing an -ac merge is labor-intensive and time consuming...
...but not really ALL that tricky, most of the time. Any volunteers
with more time than I have? :) FWIW, many of those 24 rejects are
probably trivial - fcntl.h for each architecture comes to mind.
Feel free to give it a shot, I'll offer encouragement and advice when I
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