Re: Linux Core Consortium
On Thu, 2004-12-09 at 21:17 +0100, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> On Dec 09, Ian Murdock <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Let me first say unequivocally that the LCC is very interested in
> > getting Debian involved. The question has always been: How do we do
> > that?
> As usual: by sending patches.
So, the flow can only be unidirectional?
> > How does Debian benefit from LCC? It's a route to the ISV and IHV
> > certifications that Debian has always lacked, and it is the lack of
> And which I doubt we will get with LCC, since the kernel is the most
> important piece which needs to be certificated.
The common core will include a common kernel. See the FAQ at
http://componentizedlinux.org/lsb/: "Importantly, the LCC platform
will include a common kernel, eliminating one of the largest sources
of incompatibilities between Linux distributions as
each vendor incorporates its own potentially incompatible patch sets."
"All men dream: but not equally. Those who dream by night in
the dusty recesses of their minds wake in the day to find that it was
vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may
act their dreams with open eyes, to make it possible." -T.E. Lawrence