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Re: [SLUG] Fwd: What are apt-get/dpkg/dselect?
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Fwd: What are apt-get/dpkg/dselect?
- From: James Gregory <james@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu Mar 27 15:43:01 2003
- Cc: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
On Thu, 2003-03-27 at 15:23, Stewart wrote:
> On Thursday, March 27, 2003, at 03:03 PM, Brett Fenton wrote:
> > upgrading the kernel is about 10x easier on debian as on other
> > distributions (imho).
> so i've been told and i can see it now too.
> > you simply select your kernel options in config/menuconfig/xconfig
> erm, ok..
> > build a .deb package
I for one am ecstatic that you're loving Linux Debian-style. What I
wanna know is how this is 10X easier than doing "make rpm" in your
kernel source tree? Or rebuilding the .src.rpm for your kernel, or
dagnammit, just installing the distribution's pre-built RPM of the
Debian's great and all, but let's not belittle the achievements of other
linux vendors (and more importantly spread misinformation). 'make rpm'
was around before 'make-kpkg'.