[cgl_discussion] Something we might be able to work on relating the LSB

Mika Kukkonen mika at osdl.org
Fri Sep 6 11:01:52 PDT 2002


On Fri, 2002-09-06 at 09:14, Lynch, Rusty wrote:
> Some of our validation engineers have been comparing the LSB validation
> suite results for stock Linux 2.4.18 kernels with the integrated set of CGLE
> patches applied to the results of the LSB suites run on a RedHat 7.3
> distribution.  There are a lot of failures that have been documented by LSB
> where RedHat has fixed with a big Alan Cox patch.
>  
> Since we are wording our requirements such that and CGLE work will not
> "break" LSB compliance, then we are not obligated to work on patches to the
> kernel to make it more LSB compliant.  However this does bring up some
> meaningful work as a future project.  I haven't really looked into this any
> further, so for all I know all of these LSB bugs could be fixed in the 2.5.x
> kernel.

You kind of lost me there in those last two sentences. What work? Whose
project? And why bugs in RedHat distribution would be fixed in vanilla
kernel?

--MiKu





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