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Re: [frankie@debian.org: Status of kernel-patches in sarge]

On Sat, May 21, 2005 at 10:04:02AM +0200, Francesco Paolo Lovergine wrote:

> The check shown below is almost complete (but for a couple of 2.2 patches
> and per-arch patches).
> I'm asking if mass bug report filing is opportune at this stage.
> IMHO patches which cannot be applied to debian kernel-sources are almost
> unuseful and should be removed from sarge...

I'd even ask whether all these patches are _really_ required for sarge.

Each of the patches might be broken by a security update for the 
kernel and each of them requires security support.

Does sarge e.g. really need a lowlatency patch for kernel 2.4?

> Francesco P. Lovergine



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