[arch-dev-public] DKMS modules for virtualbox

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Sun Mar 13 23:07:52 UTC 2016

On 13/03/16 00:52, Sébastien Luttringer wrote:
> Please note that as an ideal target, I would have all our kernel modules
> available via dkms _and_ via prebuilt modules for each kernel flavor we
> provide. I read on the dev IRC that few modules could only be shipped from
> sources. Not sure of that btw.
> For example, we could, for simplicity says that we provide pre-built modules
> only for the main kernel and dkms for all others kernels.
> What I would like is a team consensus/decision on how we handle kernel oot
> modules not complains directed on virtualbox only.

I vote for binary modules for all kernels in [core] and dkms versions.
Kernels outside of [core] can have binary modules provided at the
maintainer's choice.


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