[Fedora-packaging] Kernel modules packaged for dkms

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Mon Oct 9 13:23:08 UTC 2006

Jon Masters wrote:
> On Mon, 2006-10-09 at 15:13 +0200, Matthias Saou wrote:
>> 1) What do Fedora packagers think of dkms?
> It requires building on the target to get the most out of it, and
> therefore necessitates that you have those tools installed.
> Having said that, I'd like to see DKMS being used on Fedora, just I
> think we can't expect everyone to have working toolchains installed.

If folks will by using dkms-* rpms, then yes, given proper 'Requires: 
foo' magic, we can.  Unless you meant say something like "We can't 
expect everyone to like the necessity of having build toolchains just 
for dkms's..."

-- rex

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