[vbox-dev] Fuduntu distribution patch

François Revol revol at free.fr
Mon May 21 17:48:49 GMT 2012

On 21/05/2012 13:46, Klaus Espenlaub wrote:
> The policy right now is that we don't really appreciate such "add my 
> favorite OS" contributions, especially if you completely ignore the 
> structure of the existing OS type identifiers (0xTVB00 - T=OS type, 
> V=variant, B=bitness).  Fuduntu is clearly not a new OS type, because 
> it's yet another Linux distro. This policy is also the reason why Haiku 
> (which IS a different OS type) wasn't added so far. Since only 16 

Well I don't recall reading this anywhere, nor this being cited as a
reason for refusal back then.
Would have been easy to <<=4 it and resubmit. :P

> This needs API and config file changes, and I'd really appreciate 
> contributions in this area. It's of course significantly harder than 
> hacking the existing solution to have another entry in the global tables.

I'll add this to my TODO list but it's quite long already.


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