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From: Xavier Neys <neysx@g.o>
To: gentoo-doc@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-doc] 2007.0 mojo
Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2007 13:36:47
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-doc] 2007.0 mojo by Chris Gianelloni
Chris Gianelloni wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-03-13 at 23:54 -0700, Josh Saddler wrote: >> 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. > > No architectures are shipping 2.4-enabled media. You can still do an > install for 2.4 on a couple arches, but nobody's shipping it.
sparc-sources is still 2.4 hardened-sources still has 2.4 available
>> 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. > > Personally, I don't like this one, but I'm not really the one making the > calls here. My main complaint is that it's actually very inconsistent > in what it does across multiple architectures. As someone who owns (and > uses) 9 architectures, I prefer the manual instructions better as it > gives me a clearer picture of what is actually going on behind the > scenes.
My preference as well, even though I use only 7 arches :) Cheers, -- / Xavier Neys \_ Gentoo Documentation Project / /\ -- gentoo-doc@g.o mailing list


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Re: [gentoo-doc] 2007.0 mojo Chris Gianelloni <wolf31o2@g.o>