[arch-dev-public] kernel module guidelines

James Rayner iphitus at gmail.com
Sun Oct 28 05:15:34 EDT 2007

On Thu, October 25, 2007 02:43, Aaron Griffin wrote:
> On 10/24/07, Dan McGee <dpmcgee at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 10/24/07, Paul Mattal <paul at mattal.com> wrote:
>> > Should we add some material to the Arch Packaging Guidelines in the
>> wiki
>> > describing the preferred structure of kernel module packages? That is,
>> > thing + thing-utils, where thing depends on thing-utils, and allows
>> > thing-otherkernel to provide thing and depend on thing-utils?
>> >
>> > I'm happy to take a crack at adding that language, just wanted to
>> sanity
>> > check if there's some reason we don't have that in there.
>> >
>> > - P
>> Just do it, sounds smart to me.
> Ya ya!

Wrote some of these a year or two back but nobody really cared. May need
some minor updates but the principles certainly still hold. Possibly
slightly strong, but they have good reason. In txt and arch doc formats
(yeah, we actually have a documentation format!)


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