Modular Kernel Packaging for Cloud

Josh Boyer jwboyer at
Thu Mar 13 13:09:41 UTC 2014

On Thu, Mar 13, 2014 at 8:50 AM, Sandro "red" Mathys
<red at> wrote:
> We initially planned to make the modular kernel packaging a
> self-contained change. But it now seems we also require changes to
> Anaconda and yum (and dnf?), so I think this change rather falls into
> the category of a system-wide change. According to the rules, I think
> it would still be possible to propose the change as a self-contained
> change IF we list owners of all affected packages. But changing
> kernel, anaconda and yum does seem rather critical to the whole system
> so I do think a system-wide change would be much more appropriate.
> More so since it might well be that the kernel split does affect more,
> as of yet unknown packages. Any objections to change the scope?

No objections.  Even if this was just contained to the kernel I would
have suggested a system-wide change anyway.  The more scrutiny the


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