kernels in the packaging universe
rdieter at math.unl.edu
Wed Dec 20 17:59:20 UTC 2006
David Woodhouse wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-12-20 at 11:51 -0600, Tom 'spot' Callaway wrote:
>> Personally, I'm voting for "don't bother".
>> This is a bad idea. We're encouraging fragmentation, and discouraging
>> the proper upstream path.
>> If specific open source groups want to do
>> pre-upstream testing of kernel packages, let them make their own
>> unofficial repos. We'll link to them in our wiki.
> If we must. I think it's better to stick to "if it isn't upstream, it
> doesn't exist" though.
> We should make it clear we don't want _any_ kmod packages in the new
> combined Core+Extras too.
If by "We", you really mean "you", then you'd be correct. FESCo,
currently anyway, still allows kmods in limited cases.
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