Thursday, 3 October 2013

Re: building dkms source packages using mkdsc

Mario,
Sweet, I've made the modifications manually after running dkms mkdsc.
However, I'll figure out how to put that into the template files and
send you a patch when I can and after testing on my end.

Martin,
Of course I'll send them upstream first. : )

Now to just find some downtime to hack on this!

--chris j arges

On 10/03/2013 03:30 PM, Mario Limonciello wrote:
> It's been on the backburner for me for a while. Send patches to
> [email protected] <mailto:[email protected]> and i'm
> happy to look at them.
>
>
> On Mon, Sep 30, 2013 at 2:04 AM, Martin Pitt <[email protected]
> <mailto:[email protected]>> wrote:
>
> Hey Chris,
>
> Chris J Arges [2013-09-04 16:00 -0500]:
> > I examined the package that dkms mkdsc generates and I noticed a
> few things:
> > 1) debian/rules doesn't use newer DH stuff like "%: dh [email protected] --with dkms"
> > 2) debian/control's Standards-Version / debhelper versions are
> fairly old.
> >
> > Is there a reason for this, or is this a 'patches are welcome' sort of
> > thing?
>
> It's just "nobody has touched dkms for a while". Not sure how active
> upstream still is (Mario?), but I'd rather have these intrusive
> changes upstream than carrying huge patches in Ubuntu only (package in
> Debian also isn't very active).
>
> Martin
>
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>
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> Mario Limonciello
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