On Wed, 2007-06-20 at 10:12 -0500, Josh Boyer wrote:
> If it's good enough for Fedora to ship and support, we can
put it in the
> main kernel package. Besides; if it's good enough for Fedora to ship and
Which is something I suggested later in this thread.
> And if it isn't good enough for upstream to ship and support, why in
> $DEITY's name would we want to ship it, again?
*cough* squashfs *cough cough* wireless-dev *cough* CFS *cough hack* xen
And a bunch of drivers too. I remember the USB DSL drivers around FC4
timeframe, because the complexity of setting that crap up in FC3
offended me so much. PlayStation 3 support in F7. There's _plenty_ of
stuff we've shipped in our main kernel package because it's _almost_
upstream and it's (almost) good enough. There's no need to package them
separately¹ -- either we're willing to ship and support them, or we
Ok, out of those really only squashfs and xen aren't immediately
towards some kind of upstream inclusion.
Is squashfs not headed upstream? Obviously Xen was and is a massive
fscking abortion, but I don't think anyone's holding that up as a
shining example of how we should do stuff -- quite the opposite, in
¹ Except for the illegal crap like nVidia and ATI drivers, but those aren't
relevant to this particular discussion anyway.