FLAME____ Why is the kernel source not included
mattdm at mattdm.org
Fri Oct 15 21:08:43 UTC 2004
On Fri, Oct 15, 2004 at 03:00:07PM -0600, Ken Johanson wrote:
> My only desire is to get the exact source that built the kernel (w/o
> manual labor or version-interpolation) - an rpm is fine, so is tar, etc.
Ahh, in that case, the new situation is a _huge_ improvement. One of the
problems with the old way was that multiple binary kernel packages are
generated from the same source. So, which of those -- SMP or not, your
architecture or not -- is the one that gets picked to be dropped in the
Instead, just install the source RPM, and you'll have exactly what you want,
with no ambiguity.
Matthew Miller mattdm at mattdm.org <http://www.mattdm.org/>
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