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Re: [opensuse-factory] 10.2 Alpha4 - my installation report
  • From: Boyd Lynn Gerber <gerberb@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 14 Sep 2006 14:10:24 -0600
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0609141406450.4219@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thu, 14 Sep 2006, Andreas Jaeger wrote:
> Andreas Hanke <andreas.hanke@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > Robert Schiele schrieb:
> >> Does this happen with the current package?
> > Yes, installing kernel-debug on a Factory system where there was only
> > kernel-default installed renames the existing vmlinuz and initrd
> > symlinks to .previous and creates new ones pointing to kernel-debug,
> > effectively making kernel-debug the default.
> >
> > The conclusion is that the kernel development pattern is not the right
> > thing for users who just need to build an external module.
> So, should I change the pattern? I can make kernel-debug completely
> optional...

I know that we probably do not want an other pattern but given all the
issuses maybe an other pattern would be the best solution.

"Modules extrenal build"

I really would like to keep the debug stuff in the kernel-debug. When I
have to debug kernel issues, I really want the complete stuff even with
the debug being the default kernel to use.

Just my $.02

Boyd Gerber <gerberb@xxxxxxxxx>
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