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Re: [Yaird-devel] Bug#345067: ide-geenric inclusion even if it doesn't exist.

Stephen Gran <sgran@debian.org> wrote:
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> This one time, at band camp, Sven Luther said:
>> On Mon, Jan 30, 2006 at 01:11:44PM +0100, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
>> > On Sun, 29 Jan 2006 15:20:34 +0100
>> > Sven Luther <sven.luther@wanadoo.fr> wrote:
>> > 
>> > > i, wearing my powerpc debian kernel maintainer hat, know that
>> > > it is not needed on powerpc.
>> > 
>> > This indicates that you are talking about a single kernel build - the
>> > one provided by the kernel team, not powerpc kernels in general.
>> Jonas, can you please explain me how you can come to the conclusion that
>> ide-generic is *NEEDED* on powerpc, if there is at least one kernel config
>> which does not have it and works perfectly ? 
>> I think you are just arguing for the sake of arguing, and failing to even try
>> to understand the issue at hand ? 
> Oh look, why are you still fighting about this?  It seems to me that the
> real problem is that the via module doesn't declare a relation to
> ide-generic in situations where it actually does need it.  Why not fix
> the kernel, so that yaird doesn't have to bend over backwards?  Not that
> I really care either way, but it does seem to me to be cleaner to fix
> the underlying problem rather than adding increasingly nonsensical
> special case code somewhere else to work around it.

Can someone cook up a patch for this and send it upstream and/or here?


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