dkms - should I use it?

Neal Becker ndbecker2 at
Tue Sep 11 10:37:49 UTC 2007

Rahul Sundaram wrote:

> Neal Becker wrote:
>> I see dkms is now in fedora.  Does this mean fedora now blesses it's use?
>> I'd like to submit a package to use it.
> DKMS has been available in Fedora for a long time. The curent kernel
> modules guidelines doesn't use it and there is a proposal to get rid of
> separate kernel modules entirely and patch the kernel package directly
> if needed.
> What is the module you are thinking of packaging?
> Rahul

I have sent a review request for blcr, Berkeley Linux Checkpoint Restart,
which uses a kernel module.

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