[arch-dev-public] kernel module guidelines

Paul Mattal paul at mattal.com
Sun Oct 28 19:57:29 EDT 2007

James Rayner wrote:
> 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!)
> http://src.iphitus.org/doc-kmod/

I wrote some as part of the Packaging Guidelines wiki pages, but I'll
look at yours when I have a chance and try to integrate them!


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