[arch-dev-public] DKMS modules for virtualbox

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Sun Mar 13 23:05:26 UTC 2016

On 13/03/16 23:25, Bartłomiej Piotrowski wrote:
> <snip>
> I feel the most tedious part of being kernel maintainer is doing the
> rebuilds of third party modules I don't personally care about. IMHO we
> should have DKMS for all external modules, and then use strict
> dependency versioning for packaged binary modules, so it becomes package
> (not kernel) maintainer responsibility to rebuild it.

If it is the packagers responsibility to rebuild kernel modules, they
should always go to [staging] first.


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