[Fedora-packaging] Kernel Module Packaging

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Thu Sep 14 20:02:07 UTC 2006

Parag N(पराग़) wrote:

>   I don't understand why Fedora people don't want kernel module
> package that do not satisfy
> "A publishable explanation from the author(s) why the module is not
> merged with the mainline kernel yet and when it's planed to get
> merged. You of course can ask the author to explain it directly in the
> bug report.   "

Because one of Fedora's Objectives(1) is:
* To do as much of the development work as possible directly in the 
upstream packages.

In short, if the kernel module isn't good enough for the upstream 
kernel, it's not good enough for Fedora either.

-- Rex

(1) http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Objectives

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