Re: kernel 2.6.24 & speakup
On Tue, Mar 25, 2008 at 03:06:58PM -0300, Otavio Salvador wrote:
> Samuel Thibault <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > Hello,
> > Mario Lang, le Tue 25 Mar 2008 17:28:32 +0100, a écrit :
> >> Samuel Thibault <email@example.com> 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.
ok thanks for informing us. :)
afair we had a discussion about speakup and it would point to
security troubles of that patch.
but i don't remember the cicurmstances why it got droped
when going from 2.4 to 2.6?