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Re: [PATCH] remove cdrom-modules udeb

Frans Pop <elendil@planet.nl> writes:

> On Friday 21 March 2008, Otavio Salvador wrote:
>> +  * Remove cdrom-modules udeb since it has no content available on
>> +    2.6.24.
> IMO it would be better to just leave this unchanged in kernel-wedge, but 
> stop including it in the linux-kernel-di-* components.
> Reason is backwards compatibility.

Ok. I droped it right now so we can keep it this way for now.

> I do think that we should clean up kernel-wedge at some point (e.g. remove 
> all 2.4-only modules), but it would be better to do that separately.
> Maybe add a TODO file in which we list modules that could be dropped + the 
> last kernel that supported them?

Yes, I think it's a good thing to do but it won't be an easy task
since it has a lot of modules listed as optional and it's not easy to
spot what could or not be removed.

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