[CentOS-devel] Building a custom 2.6.9 kernel

Fri Feb 3 22:34:29 UTC 2006
Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org>

Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-02-03 at 16:04, Karanbir Singh wrote:
>> Les Mikesell wrote:
>>> On Fri, 2006-02-03 at 15:01, William Warren wrote:
>>>> Move elsewhere..that 
>>>> is the extent of your rights and theirs.
>>> It may not be a strict requirement of the GPL but I think
>>> I've seen recommendations about packaging the source and
>>> documentation so as to make it easy to rebuild, modify
>>> and use in other ways.  Seems odd that anyone involved
>>> in redistributing GPL'd material would be so against
>>> that spirit...
>> Les,
>> I am not sure what your point is ?
> I thought I detected a certain animosity toward someone
> trying to rebuild the centos-packaged kernel in a
> different environment.  Maybe I misinterpreted things...

naw, we tried to help him on IRC, most people there are very helpful.

the problem we had was that conversation with this guy was heading up 
the troll-scale so fast and so high, that it really just regressed into 

he was pointed at the .src.rpm 5 times, but his mindset of building out 
of kernel-devel instead was hard to shake off ( he carried that with him 
  into the mailing list ). I recall being pointed at a few kernel 
tarballs that had been built out of this said kernel-devel package even! 
looking into one package it turned out to be the kernel built on 
Johnny's machines.


its a no issue as far as i am concerned, this guy does not know about 
centos or how its setup, we can try and tell him - whatever info he 
takes away with him, is upto him. but if he is going to be a problem and 
troll, he is going to get the +q treatment, just as anyone else does.

Karanbir Singh : http://www.karan.org/ : 2522219 at icq