[aur-general] Packaging with DKMS support

郑文辉 techlivezheng at gmail.com
Thu Mar 24 02:22:44 EDT 2011

2011/3/24 Ng Oon-Ee <ngoonee at gmail.com>

> On Thu, 2011-03-24 at 12:16 +0900, Jason Melton wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > Over on the rtl8192se package[1], we have been discussing how to best
> > support DKMS in packaging (at the AUR level), and I would like to ask
> > for wider and more experienced comments. I have put my thoughts here
> > and in more detail on my personal Arch wiki page[2].
> Quick problem, what happens when the kernel version updates? For example
> modules are currently in /lib/modules/2.6.38-Arch/kernel/* (from
> [testing]) but when 2.6.39 comes out the location changes, and the
> package needs to be reinstalled in any case.
> Jason's solution just suits for the version changes form 2.6.38.*  to
2.6.38.*,the location of the driver doesn't need to be relocated.But if the
major version has changed for example from 2.6.38 to 2.6.39,the PGBGUILD
should be re-released to place the driver in the new place.Alternatively,may
be do some hack to the drivers pacman db files?

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