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Re: kernel 2.6.24 & speakup

Samuel Thibault <samuel.thibault@ens-lyon.org> writes:

> Hello,
> Mario Lang, le Tue 25 Mar 2008 17:28:32 +0100, a écrit :
>> Samuel Thibault <samuel.thibault@ens-lyon.org> writes:
>> > (speakup can now be compiled fully independently)
>> linux-modules-extra-2.6 seems like the perfect place for speakup, now that it
>> does not require the kernel to be patched anymore.
> Well, a small patch is still needed, but it just boils down to
> GPL-exporting 4 symbols, and that is already in the -mm tree, so
> backporting it to the debian kernel shouldn't be a problem..

It would be nice if you could talk to Debian Kernel Team (just added
it to cc list) and see if this could be added for next 2.6.24 upload
or later. That would allow the module to be build from
linux-modules-extra-2.6 and later to be added to d-i if needed.

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