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Jesse Keating jkeating at redhat.com
Thu May 18 16:03:31 UTC 2006

On Thu, 2006-05-18 at 16:47 +0100, Paul wrote:
> Given the disparity between the actual kernel released and the
> GFS/cman/dlm/gnbd-kernel reqs, two questions need to be asked. The first
> is does anyone using rawhide still use GFS/cman/dlm/gnbd-kernel and why
> is it so far behind? (could it not be better served being orphaned from
> core and added to extras?) 

Why move the problem to Extras?  Extras is not a dumping ground.  The
real problem here is that these are patches to the kernel that are not
upstream and that requires lots of effort to maintain.  There is a push
to get these GFS modules accepted upstream and remove the need for these
packages, and thus solve the problem of the drift.

Jesse Keating
Release Engineer: Fedora
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