rawhide report: 20050310 changes

Harnish, Joseph jharnish at ci.grand-rapids.mi.us
Fri Mar 11 11:34:32 CST 2005


The main developers of DKMS are on the linux-poweredge at dell dot com
mailing list.  They would be able to help shed some light on this.

Joe

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>>>>> "RE" == Ralf Ertzinger <fedora-devel at camperquake.de> writes:

RE> It would require to make the development package a requirement for
RE> every install.

Only if you use DKMS as is.  But if you take it as a starting point
(i.e. what Mr. Rugolsky suggested) and make its output not an
installed module but a kernel-module-whatever RPM then end users
wouldn't need the development packages.

I guess the question is whether DKMS can be so modified and if so
whether the result would be better than whatever other solutions
people have come up with.

 - J<

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