modules, firmware, kernel size (was Re: systemd requires HTTP server and serves QR codes)
mattdm at fedoraproject.org
Thu Oct 18 16:09:09 UTC 2012
On Thu, Oct 18, 2012 at 10:56:21AM -0500, Justin M. Forbes wrote:
> > I'm really against splitting the modules up into more subpackages,
> > regardless of how many it is. I will not spend any time looking at how
> > to do that. I won't spend time discussing further plans to do something
> > I don't feel is maintainable. If you find someone willing to, great.
> > Post patches to the kernel list and we'll review them. But I'm telling
> > you now that it will be an uphill battle.
> Just to be clear on this, if someone feels it is worthwhile and wants to
> step up and do the work, it can't just be someone who will send patches to
> change the current kernel and leave. It has to be someone willing to sign
> up to maintain the solution in the rawhide kernel. Modules change, get added
> or removed, and/or have deps change pretty much every single release. 3.7
> just moved the nat modules. This is why we are saying that it is much
> easier to do a different build of another flavor than to split out the
> modules into more subpackages.
Head nods to both of you. I'm happy to live in reality rather than utopia
and this is helpful feedback.
Matthew Miller ☁☁☁ Fedora Cloud Architect ☁☁☁ <mattdm at fedoraproject.org>
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