[ovs-dev] Bug#602946: Bug#602946: corekeeper: Fails to start/configure/install on kfreebsd

Axel Beckert abe at debian.org
Tue Nov 9 22:07:22 UTC 2010


Hi Ben,

Ben Pfaff wrote:
> First, I think that we might just end up removing corekeeper entirely,

Hmm, I think it sounds like a useful package. I was thinking about
using it on workstations with NFS homes to keep core dumps of several
GB away from NFS mounted directories.

I also thought about adding it as "Suggests" to my upcoming
unburden-home-dir package: http://bugs.debian.org/602045

> because it has little relation to the other packages that are part of
> openvswitch.

That sounds like a reason not packaging it under the OVS packaging
team, but not like a reason for not having it in Debian. :-)

> Second, I think that it is likely that all of OVS should be Linux-only,
> because the kernel module only supports Linux and OVS isn't too useful
> without the kernel module.

No idea about OVS. I regarded it as standalone package. I only noticed
the OVS team as maintainer, so I knew it was relatedto alle the OVS
packages which were in the new packages list that day, too. :-)

		Regards, Axel
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