[arch-dev-public] External Kernel Modules - DKMS

Roman Kyrylych roman.kyrylych at gmail.com
Tue Jul 31 09:29:48 EDT 2007

2007/7/31, Pierre Schmitz <pierre at archlinux.de>:
> Am Dienstag, 31. Juli 2007 13:39:29 schrieb James Rayner:
> > There was a short discussion not long ago on the TUR mailing list
> > regarding external kernel modules. It was suggested that they be setup
> > using dkms, which will easily allow one package, for multiple kernels.
> >
> > Having looked at the dkms setup suggested, and the few example modules in
> > the AUR (search dkms), this might be a good idea, and make it much simpler
> > to support a range of different kernels. Contrary to what andyrtr said,
> > the DKMS system looks quite good, and would fit well.
> >
> > James
> It might be a good idea for those kernels in aur/community.
> But I don not see any reason why we should provide more than one kernel within
> the official repositories ([current]/[extra]).

That's exactly what I thought too.

Roman Kyrylych (Роман Кирилич)

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