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Re: Forward porting a package




On Wed, 2017-05-10 at 00:38 +0100, Simon McVittie wrote:
> On Tue, 09 May 2017 at 22:48:23 +0000, Boylan, Ross wrote:
> > I'm a little nervous about doing a chroot when the host system and
> > the one in the chroot are from so many generations apart.
> 
> wheezy (Debian 7) to jessie (Debian 8) is only one release cycle. I would
> expect a wheezy chroot to run well on a jessie kernel.
[...]

It even works on a stretch kernel (but will crash on a buster kernel,
if you don't use the right kernel parameter).

Ben.

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