Draft schedule for tomorrow's FESCo meeting (19 March 2012)
limburgher at gmail.com
Mon Mar 19 13:13:59 UTC 2012
On Mon, Mar 19, 2012 at 8:04 AM, Josh Boyer <jwboyer at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 19, 2012 at 08:25:38AM +0100, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
>> /me gave the mail a subject
>> Jon Ciesla wrote on 18.03.2012 23:33:
>> > = New business =
>> > [...]
>> > #topic #822 F18 Feature: AE1000 USB wifi driver -
>> > https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/AE1000usb
>> > .fesco 822
>> I must be missing something here. Is that a early April fools joke or is
>> that simply a feature where the Feature owner (and apparently nobody
>> else) first asked for advise on this list and on
>> kernel at lists.fedoraproject.org. If he did it I missed that, which is
>> possible, but I'd assume he would have quickly been told that Fedora
>> normally(¹) doesn't do things like that (e.g. include kernel drivers
>> that are not in the upstream kernel).
> Yeah, there are a number of problems with this Feature request.
> 1) No discussion at all with the kernel maintainers
> 2) Testing and development entirely done against F16, not F17
> 3) kmod
> 4) out-of-tree kmod
> 5) No links to upstream patch submissions
> Fortunately, I don't think this is even needed anymore.
I'd think 3 and 4 alone would be enough to block this. 1 is pretty
bad, 2 isn't great, and 5 is made worse by 3 and 4. . .
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