[Pkg-lustre-maintainers] Status of kernel patch packages

Jonas Smedegaard dr at jones.dk
Sat Mar 20 16:39:00 UTC 2010

On Sat, Mar 20, 2010 at 05:28:33PM +0100, Yann Dirson wrote:
>On Sun, Mar 21, 2010 at 12:17:22AM +0900, Hideki Yamane wrote:
>> On Sat, 20 Mar 2010 15:14:59 +0100
>> Yann Dirson <ydirson at free.fr> wrote:
>> > So the question is, is it time to request removal of those 
>> > packages, or is there any remaining reason not to do so that I 
>> > missed ?
>>  As linux-patch-tomoyo1.7 package maintainer, tomoyo is merged with 
>>  mainline, but it's not fully featured one yet. At least, I want to 
>>  provide it with squeeze.
>>  and hope kernel-package would enable patch support again... ;)
>I won't speak for Manoj here, but I feel we should think about other 
>ways to provide those patches.
>One way could be simply to provide ensure those patches in some git 
>tree, that users can easily fetch and merge before running make-kpkg.

Lots of possibilities arise if we do not constrain ourselves to the 
Debian ideal of a fully self-contained distribution usable while 

I happen to like that ideal, also for kernel patches.

  - Jonas

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