[CentOS-devel] I want to help

Akemi Yagi amyagi at gmail.com
Thu Mar 31 13:38:31 EDT 2011


On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 10:31 AM, Lamar Owen <lowen at pari.edu> wrote:
> On Thursday, March 31, 2011 12:02:12 pm Lamar Owen wrote:
>>  The kernel source package's pre-patched source code tarball is a much larger hurdle, not for just rebuilding the package, but for modifying and properly (commercially) supporting those packages.
>
> In re-reading what I posted, I realized that it could be misunderstood to mean that simple rebuilding is made more difficult by the pre-patched tarball being the source; that wasn't what I meant, and I apologize for the error.  'just rebuilding' in this case should be read as 'simply rebuilding' or 'straight rebuilding' or similar; unfortunately English is a rather ambiguous language, and my particular choice of the word 'just' in this instance was particularly ambiguous.

Interesting. I did not see any 'error' in your original writing. It
was quite clear to me.  If it was "not only for rebuilding", that
would have been incorrect. :-)  But then my native language is .ja, so
...

Akemi


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