Re: Automated/unattended kernel builds was: Re: Alan, tie a string around your finger

From: Goswin Brederlow (
Date: Mon Jun 19 2000 - 15:57:34 EST

>>>>> " " == ferret <> writes:

> Just to throw another spanner into the discussion, any thoughts
> about using a method similar to Debian's 'kernel-package'
> system? The kernel and modules tree is built and installed into
> a temporary directory where it's packaged up for the local
> packaging system, or checked perhaps with 'du -a
> tmp/finished-kernel/' before manually installing. Here an
> ordinary user can build and even package the kernel, but root
> still will need to install it.

Another benefit of the best[tm], aeh Debian way :) is that you can
also provide extra dependencies, like when you need certain versions
of libc or mount to use the kernel (like for 2.2.x)


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