Re: Forward porting a package
- Date: Wed, 10 May 2017 02:20:16 +0100
- From: Ben Hutchings <ben@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: 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. -- Ben Hutchings I'm not a reverse psychological virus. Please don't copy me into your sig.
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