[arch-dev-public] Consensus: DKMS modules

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Tue Mar 15 00:06:22 UTC 2016

On 14/03/16 09:07, Allan McRae wrote:
> 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.

We are going to need more opinions here to build a consensus...


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