[cgl_discussion] cgl patches

Dave Fuller dave at osdl.org
Wed Mar 5 12:57:50 PST 2003

No ETA, but it is in plan.

On Wed, 2003-03-05 at 11:48, Mika Kukkonen wrote:
> On ke, 2003-03-05 at 11:22, Ibrahim Haddad (LMC) wrote:
> > Since no one is really trying to maintain the patches, I assume that 
> > a case where a patch from member company A can break a patch coming 
> > from member company B could exist? If so, how to prevent this?
> When CGLE and even later the CGL-kernel patch was ramped down, one
> rationale for that was that we were just duplicating the work done by 
> the distro companies. So the answer to the problem you are raising is
> simply that it is _not_ CGL-WG's headache, but instead it is the distro
> companies (or some other entity's who will be creating a CGL compliant
> Linux OS) headache to resolve patch conflicts.
> I know several people think that this is not "optimal" state of affairs,
> but that just happens to be how it is, and I have no wish to go through
> again the pain and waste of effort we had with CGLE.
> > Is there somewhere a list of all needed patches and relative web sites
> > where we can go get them?
> A web page with list of CGL "affiliated" projects and links to them is
> planned for OSDL web site, but I have no ETA for that... Dave?
> --MiKu
Dave Fuller <dave at osdl.org>

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