Minutes from the Cross-Distro session at Connect (2012-05-31)
hector.oron at gmail.com
Fri Jun 8 10:43:09 UTC 2012
2012/6/8 Alexander Graf <agraf at suse.de>:
> On 08.06.2012, at 00:48, Jon Masters wrote:
>> Indeed. But the point is still there. Lots of other folks are using
>> non-upstream trees as their source, which is a difference, and so we
>> wanted to convey that Fedora is taking a different (and I think
>> ultimately the right one, but I'm biased) approach.
> Not sure I agree here. OpenSUSE is 100% upstream - the only place we have Linaro (read: non-upstream) code around is for u-boot on omap, and that will be replaced by the upstream versions soon enough.
> IIUC Debian is pretty heavy on their upstream only policies too.
I can confirm Debian uses upstream kernels with back ported features.
But the ARM SoC support in upstream linux kernels could improve, as
most ARM SoC lack features that you can find in out of tree kernels.
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