[arch-dev-public] Kernel 4.11 status

Bartłomiej Piotrowski bpiotrowski at archlinux.org
Sun May 7 19:54:30 UTC 2017

On 2017-05-06 08:28, Pierre Schmitz wrote:
> On 05.05.2017 23:32, Bartłomiej Piotrowski wrote:
>> On 2017-05-05 08:29, Tobias Powalowski via arch-dev-public wrote:
>>> Your opinion on pushing this to [testing].
>> I can't care less about binary modules that keep causing problems. +1
>> for having 4.11 in [testing].
>> Bartłomiej
> I disagree. We should not break [testing] on purpose. We actually want
> people to use [testing] to look for unknown bugs. If we want to drop
> support for the nvidia module that would be a different discussion.
> Greetings,
> Pierre

There is a difference between intentional breakage caused by our
laziness (we could fix the code, but we did not) and some proprietary
blob that we don't control. The bug is the driver itself.


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