[Pkg-xen-devel] Re: Packaing Xen 3.0 etc for Debian

Sven Luther sven.luther at wanadoo.fr
Mon Feb 27 13:29:51 UTC 2006

On Sat, Feb 25, 2006 at 08:39:13AM +0100, Guido Trotter wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 24, 2006 at 05:40:04PM -0800, Steve Langasek wrote:
> Hi,
> > FWIW, the policy on kernel patches for sarge was that if it didn't apply to
> > the kernel sources we shipped, it didn't need to be included as a package in
> > stable.  We're obviously not shipping a 2.6.12 kernel for etch, so I
> > wouldn't bother uploading that part...
> > 
> And if they do they can probably be integrated anyway! Ok then, we can probably
> withraw the patch! Even though that can make things a bit harder for those not
> running debian kernels since xen is not yet integrated in there...

I guess that if people are able to find a kernel source tree outside of
debian, they are perfectly capable of downloading and applying a patch too.

Just include an URL to wherever such a patch is in the README.Debian of the
packages, should be enough.


Sven Luther

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