[arch-general] kernel26 2.6.25-1 enters [testing]

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Sun Apr 20 09:28:34 EDT 2008

Erwin Van de Velde schrieb:
> As far as I know, the mactel patch is required for some hardware support  on 
> intel-based mac systems and contains important fixes. This does not seem like 
> one patch too many, but an essential one for all users who, like me, have mac 
> hardware.

Wouldn't you think that those "important fixes" would be merged upstream 
by now? The patch has been around for over a year, and frankly I don't 
see why we should keep maintaining patches if the authors are incapable 
of submitting them upstream.

> I do understand your wish to reduce the number of patches, but throwing out 
> patches required for support of important hardware does not seem the way to 
> go to me.

We'll see. So far nobody complained.

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