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Re: Kernel Modules in Fedora -x



On Fri, 03 Aug 2007 21:49:46 +0200
Thorsten Leemhuis <fedora leemhuis info> wrote:

> > So it looks like Dave is absolutely willing to let out of tree kernel
> > modules in, so long as they have a hope of going upstream, or a really
> > really really good reason why we should continue carrying it forward.
> 
> Which leaves a lot of modules out. zaptel, spca5xx or gspca anyone?

There are two goals here that are conflicting in this specific
instance.  The first is that Fedora wants stuff from upstream.  The
second is that it wants to be bleeding edge.  Finding the balance here,
if there is one, is the key.

> > He even spoke of perhaps a timeout,  [...]
> 
> We talked about that before and people said "to dangerous, as people
> will yell at us when module foo suddenly vanishes in Fedora (x+2) again.

I'm not particularly in favor of a timeout either.

josh


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