[Fedora-packaging] Kernel Module Packaging

Michael J. Knox michael at knox.net.nz
Thu Sep 14 20:08:36 UTC 2006

Rex Dieter wrote:
> 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.

I don't mean to sound like I am baiting, but I do find that an interesting
"objective" in light of recent xorg 7.1 "dramas"....

Maybe I have missed a large portion of the discussions...


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