USplash's status?

Shimon shimen at
Tue Mar 1 15:38:07 CST 2005

I am not sure but i do remember reading it somewhere in the wiki....
and i think its wording was "anything that is rejected upstream" not
"anything that is not accepted upstream"... after thinking about

On Tue, 01 Mar 2005 21:22:57 +0000, Matthew Garrett <mjg59 at> wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-03-02 at 07:40 +1100, Shimon wrote:
> > Isn't the real reason because ubuntu's policy is not to take any
> > patches on the kernel which are not accepted upstream (fedora also has
> > this policy thats why they made rhgb... but thats out of the question
> > as it takes about 20 seconds till it starts as it loads x....) and to
> > my memory bootsplash is rejected as it doesn't work on many gfx
> > cards....
> Mm? There's plenty of code in the ubuntu kernel that hasn't been
> accepted upstream, and in some cases never will be. There's a difference
> between code that's unacceptable because it's bad and invasive code
> (like bootsplash or swsusp2 in its current form) and code that either
> hasn't been merged or doesn't quite fit upstream's shipping criteria.
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