Re: [kernel] r12210 - in dists/sid/linux-2.6/debian: . config/hppa
On Tue, Sep 09, 2008 at 07:43:15PM +0200, Bastian Blank wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 09, 2008 at 10:44:32AM -0600, dann frazier wrote:
> > On Tue, Sep 09, 2008 at 02:52:58PM +0000, Bastian Blank wrote:
> > > + * [hppa] No stable ABI, disable external modules completely.
> > Would this prevent the conglomerate module packages from building on
> > hppa? If so, wouldn't that break d-i (e.g., loop-aes for crypt
> > partitions?)
Ok, then we should revert to managing the ABI files, right? Anyone
object to that?
> > Also - what makes the ABI of the hppa kernel any less stable than the
> > other architectures?
> | 16:43 < CIA-2> 16:35 <kyle> i'm not willing to support proprietary modules built on parisc.
> | 16:43 < CIA-2> 16:39 <kyle> so, the abi issue really isn't an issue for me.
> The word of the hppa "maintainer".
Yeah, but the referenced justification is invalid - this isn't only
for proprietary modules and risks breaking modules required by d-i.