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Re: Maintaining a custom out-of-tree patched Debian kernel for specific hardware

On Tue, Jan 23, 2018 at 10:14:42AM +0100, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
> > Thanks. I'll keep this in mind. The only point I'd like to emphasize 
> > is that we are clear that ours will NOT be a derived distribution; our 
> > Debian will have only a few kernel line diffs with the pristine 
> > Debian, and no further changes. And, like I have pointed our to Ian, 
> > we intend informing the users that this is the case, and provide the 
> > changes we have made through the same distribution channel as our 
> > modified packages.
> Technically _any_ derivation from Debian makes it a derivative, but I 
> understand your point and appreciate it quite much!

Indeed, I agree with you technically, though I am glad you comprehend
my spirit! :-)

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