suspend/hibernate on desktops
jwboyer at jdub.homelinux.org
Mon Jan 16 21:52:07 UTC 2006
>> I agree that kernels in extras is not a good idea. However, you have
>> same security issues with kernel _modules_ in extras. Think OpenAFS
>> security issue, etc.
> OpenAFS can't go in extras, the license isn't compatible with the GPL
> (and thus the kernel license)
I'm not going to bite on that, sorry :). All I know is that there are
some packaging OpenAFS at the moment with the intention of getting it into
> yes extras has SOME security issues. But it's not the same. There is a
> difference between having to fix a roothole in 15 different kernels and
> building 15 modules, and having to fix it in one, and then potentially
> rebuild a few outside modules. Just in build time alone, but also in
> complexity and testing.
Yes, DaveJ already pointed that out. I stand corrected, sorta :).
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