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

Mika Kukkonen mika at osdl.org
Fri Sep 6 11:50:21 PDT 2002


Well, the way I see it whoever is running those LSB tests needs to
contact LSB for support. We are only responsible of supporting our
tests.

--MiKu

On Fri, 2002-09-06 at 11:48, Stephanie Glass wrote:
> 
> Rusty,
> I agree with Mika.  Making LSB work correct is a distro job.  The only
> question I have is the following:
> 
> - Someone runs LSB on stock vanilla 2.4.18 kernel and get a set of errors.
> - Someone runs LSB on our version of the 2.4.18 kernel and get some extra
> errors.
> 
> Do we need to figure out which patch broke something and fix it?  Is that a
> bug?
> 
> Stephanie
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>                       Mika Kukkonen                                                                                         
>                       <mika at osdl.org>                 To:       Rusty Lynch <rusty.lynch at intel.com>                         
>                       Sent by:                        cc:       "'cgl_discussion at osdl.org'" <cgl_discussion at osdl.org>       
>                       cgl_discussion-admin at lis        Subject:  RE: [cgl_discussion] Something we might be able to work on  
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> On Fri, 2002-09-06 at 11:30, Lynch, Rusty wrote:
> > Yea, the language is messed up.  Let me try again:
> >
> > Fact #1: The stock Linux 2.4.x kernels fail a bunch of LSB validation
> test.
> > This has been document by LSB.
> > Fact #2: Red Hat (via an Alan Cox patch) has fixed a bunch of these
> > failures.
> >
> > If we wanted too, we could create a patch that fixes various LSB failures
> > (just like Red Hat did.)  I'm just thinking out loud.
> 
> OK, now I got it, and the answer no, it is not our job to make vanilla
> 2.4.18 kernel to pass LSB tests, it is the Linux distribution vendors job.
> 
> --MiKu
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