Gentoo Archives: gentoo-doc

From: Joseph Jezak <josejx@g.o>
To: gentoo-doc@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-doc] 2007.0 mojo
Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2007 13:06:27
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-doc] 2007.0 mojo by Josh Saddler
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 -- gentoo-doc@g.o mailing list


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Re: [gentoo-doc] 2007.0 mojo Josh Saddler <nightmorph@g.o>