[arch-general] Reboot - Versioned Kernel Installs

Tom Gundersen teg at jklm.no
Wed Jun 8 11:00:03 EDT 2011

On Wed, Jun 8, 2011 at 4:54 PM, Paul Gideon Dann <pdgiddie at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wednesday 08 June 2011 15:45:21 Tom Gundersen wrote:
>> On Wed, Jun 8, 2011 at 4:41 PM, Jelle van der Waa <jelle at vdwaa.nl> wrote:
>> > If you want this, implement it! I have seen some discussions about it and
>> > it always tend to users wanting feature X or Y, but didn't commit to it.
>> > protip: iirc there are some threads about this on the mailing list, the
>> > forums  and the bugtracker, start gathering info there.
>> Implementing this should be almost trivial, it's just a patch to
>> kernel26.install. I think if someone wants to see this feature, the
>> best way would be to post a patch to arch-projects at archlinux.org.
> That's true; I'll try to find some time to do this in the next week or so, if
> someone doesn't beat me to it.
> I was just expecting to contribute to the discussion regarding the best way to
> deal with kernel upgrades, but if you think this patch would be accepted, I'd
> be happy to provide it.

Cool! I'd be in favor of the patch, but I don't know if it will be
accepted (I'm not the maintainer). At least you'll get the attention
of the right people :)


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