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From: Joseph Jezak <josejx@g.o>
Subject: Re: 2007.0 mojo
Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2007 09:05:06 -0400
Josh Saddler wrote:
> There are two other things that I want to change for this release, both
> related to kernels.
> 
> 1) kick out any and all code references to 2.4 kernels, assuming none
> are available for that arch -- note that things like vanilla-sources
> (which may have been a 2.4 kernel package) are unsupported. 2.6 only as
> much as possible.
> 
> 2) update kernel install directions: no more "cp vmlinuz foo" or any
> more "cp arch/whatever bar". let's get this thing modernized. No need
> for it; a simple "make && make modules_install && make install" does the
> whole thing for you, no manual intervention is required, beyond reading
> grub.conf to make sure it's pointed to kernel /vmlinuz. "make install"
> is much better than the cp crap.

I don't have a problem with the "cp crap".  It's obvious what it
does and make install doesn't work on all architectures.  "make
install" isn't as explicit and may introduce other issues.

-Joe
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