Re: Linux v2.4.19

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Sat Aug 03 2002 - 17:23:25 EST

On Sat, 2002-08-03 at 22:00, Ged Haywood wrote:
> Hi there,
> On Sat, 3 Aug 2002, Mr. James W. Laferriere wrote:
> > Haven't the tarballs usuaully been archived as 'linux/' instead of
> > 'linux-2.4.19/' ?
> Absolutely not. Many systems have a symlink 'linux' to the current
> kernel tree, which is a directory e.g. 'linux-2.2.16'. If the tarball

Kernels until recently did always unpack into linux/. Linus changed and
I'm happy Marcelo has followed suit, its much more sensible the new way

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