On Thu, 2012-08-02 at 16:31 -0400, Tim Abbott wrote: > On 06/07/2012 07:34 PM, Ben Hutchings wrote: > > > > > On Mon, Jun 04, 2012 at 05:26:28PM -0400, Tim Abbott wrote: > > > Hi Ben, > > > > > > Your comment about source code is rather off-topic for this bug > > > report, but since there seems to be a misunderstanding on this > > > point, I'd like to clarify: Every Ksplice update tarball ships with > > > a README file containing instructions on how to request the source > > > code for that update from the appropriate people in Oracle Legal. > > > Anyone who follows those instructions can get a copy of the relevant > > > source code. > > > > I understand that Matthew Garrett tried to take up this offer a while > > ago, and is still waiting for complete source code. It doesn't seem > > to be a good faith attempt to fulfil GPL obligations. > This is not my department, but as I understand it, Matthew Garrett > received complete source code in response to each of his various > requests for Ksplice source code. I'm satisfied that this is no longer an issue. [...] > > I'm going to have see a request from an actual other person before I > > care to spend time on this. So this is no longer the case - but that is no guarantee that I will find the time to deal with this before release. > > (In case anyone else in the kernel team wants to proceed with this, > > that's not a NAK. The issue is that memory and/or flash partition > > constraints make this unsuitable for some configurations, and you'll > > need to work out which ones to enable it for.) > CONFIG_KALLSYMS_ALL adds less than 1% to the size of the kernel over > CONFIG_KALLSYMS (obviously this depends on what options one had > enabled in the first place), so only on truly embedded settings will > that matter at all. Could you at least just enable it for the > architectures where none of Debian's stock kernels are designed for > embedded environments (e.g. x86, sparc, power)? Yes, this will probably work. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Time is nature's way of making sure that everything doesn't happen at once.
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