[Fedora-packaging] Kernel Module Packaging

Parag N(पराग़) panemade at gmail.com
Fri Sep 15 03:59:23 UTC 2006

Hi Rex,
On 9/15/06, Rex Dieter <rdieter at math.unl.edu> 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.

     It looks to me that everybody want to stick with the Fedora
Objectives whatever it has been decided but don't want to comment at
all regarding kernel module packaging guidelines.
     So i assume that we will no longer be in decision to build any
kernel modules packages for Fedora OS right? Because for same reason
no progress i can find for kernel module packages with their status as

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