[arch-dev-public] Kernel - vanilla vs patched?
t.powa at gmx.de
Fri Nov 9 12:05:28 EST 2007
Kernel maintaining is not easy (as probably those who done it know) , the main
effort of the kernel is to satisfy the needs of the users/developers hardware
it's not about vanilla and or not vanilla it *HAS TO WORK* and must be
maintainable in a reasonable amount of time, thats the real thing of a
If something breaks it must be fixed or removed, plain simple.
A maintainer of a package, who does the real work on it, reads bugreports,
looks for fixes, tries to get a better package than others and tries to add
userfriendlieness seems to not fit to the arch philosophy anymore, should
probably do something else.
If you say it must be plain vanilla as kernel.org is, go ahead do it,
but without me.
All this bikeshedding lately about everything isn't much fun and i don't need
/me disappears and takes a full timeout for an uncertain amount of time.
have fun guys,
Archlinux Developer & Package Maintainer (tpowa)
tpowa at archlinux.org
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