[arch-dev-public] Consensus: DKMS modules
bpiotrowski at archlinux.org
Mon Apr 18 10:05:37 UTC 2016
On 2016-04-18 02:24, Sébastien Luttringer wrote:
> On jeu., 2016-04-14 at 18:54 +0200, Andreas Radke wrote:
>> Am Thu, 14 Apr 2016 13:29:33 +0200
>> schrieb Ike Devolder <ike.devolder at gmail.com>:
>> I'm for binary modules for our -ARCH main kernel pkg. I see no real
>> need for -lts modules but if there're a few people who find them
>> useful I can handle the kernel rebuilds.
>> No opinion about dkms at all. DKMS could be useful if a foo-dkms pkg is
>> able to detect all local kernels and build required modules without
>> interaction. dkms packages for kernel for which we provide binary
>> modules doesn't provide any more comfort for the user to me.
> So far, everybody wants (or accept we need) a binary package for -arch kernel.
> So, I pushed a binary package for virtualbox -arch kernel modules.
> I hope others dkms only packages (ndiswrapper, sysdig) will also provide a
> binary version for the -arch kernel. This would be a step forward in a common
> way of providing kernel modules.
> Regarding binary modules for -lts,-zen,-grsec, I think we should either
> provides them or not. But not stay in each packager do is own choice.
I'm happy now, thanks.
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