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Re: Kernel Modules in Fedora -x



Jesse Keating wrote:
> On Fri, 03 Aug 2007 17:57:46 +0200
> Thorsten Leemhuis <fedora leemhuis info> wrote:
> 
>> As kmods are on the way out in
>> general in Fedora (which is something I in parts agree with) it's even
>> more unlikely now.
> 
> kmods as separate packages is what's hopefully on the way out.  Out of
> tree modules can still be included in the main kernel rpm.  It makes
> things tramendously easier to keep them in the kernel tree so that they
> are built right along with the kernel.  It's easier on the end user's
> system too as they always get a kernel with the module they need.

Only thing is DaveJ sorta kinda said no thanks to carrying any
additional out-of-tree stuff in the kernel package.

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-kernel-list/2007-August/msg00011.html

> And now the kernel maintainers would be the deciders as to what goes in
> our out of our kernel, so the same criteria that is used for the kernel
> is now used for kernel modules which is completely fair (everybody
> plays by the same rules)

See above... :)

-- 
Jarod Wilson
jwilson redhat com


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