Re: kernel maintenance
On Wed, 05 May 2004 17:16:33 +0200, Francesco P. Lovergine wrote:
> On Wed, May 05, 2004 at 11:02:43AM -0400, Andres Salomon wrote:
>> 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.
> The previous message by Joey on d-d about current chaos of kernel releases
> for the various archs shows that this policy is no more sufficient. More
> communication among porters, patch maintainers and all people involved
> with kernel management is now mandatory. That list is a way to have that
> co-working effective. Surely it's not sufficient, but it's a first step.
I agree 100%. I'm not saying the debian-kernel list isn't necessary; I'm
merely stating why I think it's not utilized.
It would be nice if communication amongst porters, patch maintainers, and
anyone else involved w/ kernel maintenance happened in the open (on that