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Re: FLAME____ Why is the kernel source not included

On Friday 15 October 2004 10:26, Ken Johanson wrote:
>Lew Bloch wrote:
>> Gene Heskett wrote:
>>> The original poster needed a wakeup call, ...
>> Unfortunately the OP all but promised to ignore anything anyone
>> replied, so undoubtedly missed the very simple answer that was
>> provided early on.
>> It's a shame if true, because they posted their plaint implying a
>> desire for enlightenment, but if they ignore the replies they
>> shall remain benighted.
>Wrong-oh. The responses here have shown protectionist, possibly juts
>zealtotous reponses merely for *defending* a distro that doesn't
> provide the source to the kernel that it has running. This is akin
> to moving to a country where you're told you'll have rights by
> their constituion - but gess what -- you cant have the
> constitution. The constitution, like the kernel source, is the
> heart -- the foundation of everything. Foundation. Linus himself
> has tore into redhat for this very krop.
>So from the responses I've seen, its quite clear that they've never
>compiled or customized one -- one young zealot even claimed I should
> "go back to windows", which is *exactly* the level he's on, having
> no idea why the kernel source is providied in the first place.
> Clearly a genric kernel and modules fits him just dandy, just like
> windows.
>Again, no kernel source, no constitution - and that means something
> to hide, just as the kernels authors have asserted.
>Again, zealots need not apply.

Wow!  I've lost track of the miss-spelled words.

Let me repeat from a previous post you apparently ignored, go install 
the development stuff, and yee shall have your sources. 

Cheers, Gene
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