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Re: [fab] Kernel Module packages in Core and Extras



On Sun, 2006-08-20 at 21:29 +0530, Rahul wrote:
> Josh Boyer wrote:
> > On Sun, 2006-08-20 at 11:27 -0400, Jesse Keating wrote:
> >> On Sunday 20 August 2006 07:21, Rahul wrote:
> >>>> - Disallow kmodule-packages in Extras and only integrate some very
> >>>> important modules in the Core kernel package (like the Broadcom-WLAN
> >>>> drivers we merged in FC% or ipw2100 and ipw2200 in FC4)
> >>> This really seems the better solution to me. It put the kernel
> >>> maintainers in control of the situation and they need to be in control
> >>> since they are the ones dealing with the bug reports and would be more
> >>> aware of which modules are going upstream etc.
> >> I'm in favor of this too.  Prevents the lag between updates in which a user 
> >> could be vulnerable to a known kernel flaw, and it keeps our depsolvers and 
> >> buildsystems somewhat sane.
> > 
> > But why wouldn't they just be part of the actual kernel package then?
> > 
> 
> They would be. That is in fact the suggestion.

Ah, I misread the suggestion.  Thanks.

josh


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