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Re: Sending speakup upstream


Apparently your mail isn't getting to the speakup mailing list for some
reason, so I'm trying to forward it:

Ben Hutchings, le Fri 10 Sep 2010 04:44:59 +0100, a écrit :
> I'm a member of the Debian Linux kernel team.
> We have a general policy that any features added to the kernel package
> should already have been accepted for inclusion in some later upstream
> version of Linux.  If a driver has not been accepted then it should be
> packaged separately.  We have made an exception for speakup so that it
> can be used during installation, but we do not want to carry this patch
> indefinitely.
> I talked to Greg Kroah-Hartman about this briefly and he would welcome a
> submission of speakup for inclusion under 'staging'.  Is there any
> reason not to do this?

One issue still pending is that speakup pokes the serial i/o ports
itself, but apart from that it could be a good idea, yes.


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