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Re: kernel maintenance

On Wed, 05 May 2004 11:21:11 +0200, Francesco P. Lovergine wrote:

> On Tue, May 04, 2004 at 10:29:52PM -0400, Andres Salomon wrote:
>> As I've mentioned to Herbert Xu privately, I believe kernel maintenance
>> should be done by a group.  I have yet to see an example of group
>> maintenance being worse than package maintenance by an individual, and as
>> the gnome group has proven, there can be quite an improvement.  My suggestion
>> is to form an alioth kernel packaging project.  I am looking for other
>> folks interested in helping maintain the debian kernel.
> Me too, but I saw that the first step in this direction (i.e. the debian-kernel ML)
> apparently is missing its goal. There are very few messages on it, and
> all are users-related.  I have the suspect that a general consensus on
> kernel-management needs yet to be reached. And honestly I don't know
> how, if people who should be interested in this matter do not discuss it
> at all...

I suspect no one uses the list because there's nothing really to discuss. 
If you want a feature added, or a change made, you (currently) email
Herbert Xu.  He vetos or accepts, and that's it.  You have no recourse if
you disagree w/ his choice; there's no point in bringing it up on the
debian-kernel list.

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