[Fedora-packaging] Updated kernel-module-packaging example with ndiswrapper (Was: example kernel-module package)

Matthew Miller mattdm at mattdm.org
Sun Jul 3 20:58:41 UTC 2005

On Sun, Jul 03, 2005 at 07:10:41PM +0200, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
> My proposal: Put it at the same place where the normal module would be
> places by a normal "make install" of that package. That has several
> benefits:
[benefits snipped]

Drawback -- some packages (like OpenAFS, go figure) want to put the module
in a really stupid place by default. We should follow the FHS and Fedora/RH
precedent of fixing install location of files when the package is

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