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Re: kernel 2.6.24 & speakup

Frans Pop <elendil@planet.nl> writes:

> On Tuesday 25 March 2008, Mario Lang wrote:
>> >> The module will first need to be included in the regular Debian kernel
>> >> image packages of course.
>> >
>> > Ah, can't it be a separate package?
>> Isn't linux-modules-extra-2.6 where all the extra modules belong?
>> Seems logical to work speakup into the linux-modules-extra-2.6 source
>> package and have it produce binary packages named speakup-modules-2.6*
>> like the other module packages in there.
>> > (speakup can now be compiled fully independently)
>> linux-modules-extra-2.6 seems like the perfect place for speakup, now
>> that it does not require the kernel to be patched anymore.
> No, linux-modules-* is for out-of-tree modules, NOT for modules that are 
> included in the upstream kernel source.

speakup is a bunch of out-of-tree modules...  Previously, speakup needed
a patch to the kernel to get its hooks in place.  Since 2.6.24, the hooks
have been merged into upstream sources, but speakup is still an out-of-tree

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