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I fail to see the usefulness of the ''linux_kernel.sh'' script. It does nothing a PKGBUILD doesn't do better and it installs the kernel without integration into pacman. I suggest we get rid of it. [[User:Oal|Oal]]
 
I fail to see the usefulness of the ''linux_kernel.sh'' script. It does nothing a PKGBUILD doesn't do better and it installs the kernel without integration into pacman. I suggest we get rid of it. [[User:Oal|Oal]]
 
* I completely agree. I think it's extremely misleading and we shouldn't encourage this kind of thing. Note that this is mutually exclusive from discouraging someone from building their own kernel outside the confines of makepkg (which we should not actively discourage). Everything about this script scares me, and it leads to bbs posts such as [https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=124042|this] where the user clearly is at a loss because of some unofficial black box involvement. [[User:Falconindy|Falconindy]]
 
* I completely agree. I think it's extremely misleading and we shouldn't encourage this kind of thing. Note that this is mutually exclusive from discouraging someone from building their own kernel outside the confines of makepkg (which we should not actively discourage). Everything about this script scares me, and it leads to bbs posts such as [https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=124042|this] where the user clearly is at a loss because of some unofficial black box involvement. [[User:Falconindy|Falconindy]]
 
** And I deleted this on 8/16. [[User:Falconindy|Falconindy]]
 
** And I deleted this on 8/16. [[User:Falconindy|Falconindy]]

Revision as of 16:58, 16 August 2011

linux_kernel.sh

I fail to see the usefulness of the linux_kernel.sh script. It does nothing a PKGBUILD doesn't do better and it installs the kernel without integration into pacman. I suggest we get rid of it. Oal

  • I completely agree. I think it's extremely misleading and we shouldn't encourage this kind of thing. Note that this is mutually exclusive from discouraging someone from building their own kernel outside the confines of makepkg (which we should not actively discourage). Everything about this script scares me, and it leads to bbs posts such as [1] where the user clearly is at a loss because of some unofficial black box involvement. Falconindy