Parag N(पराग़) schrieb:
I am planning to submit kernel module packages which are not in
mainstream kernel yet. May i know what guidelines should i follow?
As some poeple pointed out already: Use
I saw already many packages waiting for review in FE and
yet no progress for them. why so?
Seems no reviewer really wants to touch them :-/ And there was a
discussion on FAB if we should generally (dis)allow kernel module
packages in Extras. There was no real decision on this yet afaik -- the
next meeting where this probably finally will be discussed is next
Tuesday afaik. That's probably one of the reasons why kmod-packages are
on hold slightly.
I don't understand why Fedora people don't want kernel
package that do not satisfy
"A publishable explanation from the author(s) why the module is not
merged with the mainline kernel yet and when it's planed to get
merged. You of course can ask the author to explain it directly in the
bug report. "
That's more a political hurdle we installed on purpose.
The reasons behind this are not quickly answered. In short: Kernel
modules belong into the kernel, that easier for users, developers and
packagers. And we want to make sure they get there.