Re: Speakup modules in squeeze
Ben Hutchings, le Wed 14 Oct 2009 03:52:20 +0100, a écrit :
> On Wed, 2009-10-14 at 03:12 +0200, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> > > Those modules that may be needed at installation time will be added to
> > > the linux-2.6 package, and the speakup modules are clearly among those.
> > > I have added patches that put them under drivers/staging:
> > >
> > > svn://svn.debian.org/svn/kernel/dists/trunk/linux-2.6/debian/patches/features/all/speakup/
> > > Please review these
> > So speakup-add.patch would always be a mere copy of speakup-source?
> Yes, or you could drop speakup-source.
> > Speakup-kbuild.patch seems just right and will probably never have to
> > change.
> > > and let the kernel team know whenever speakup needs to be updated.
> > Mmm, couldn't linux-2.6 build-depend on speakup-source and just
> > automatically import the source from there?
> No, that just moves the problem we have now to linux-2.6.
Ok, so basically speakup could now only contain the tools and we'll push
the kernel modules as needed to linux-2.6 itself.
I think we should still keep speakup-source for people who are compiling
their own vanilla kernel or such.