Re: Why does Ubuntu have all the ideas?
Raphael Hertzog <email@example.com> writes:
> On Thu, 24 Aug 2006, Russ Allbery wrote:
>> We really need to put our heads together and come up with a good system
>> for managing pre-built kernel modules for the kernels in Debian. It's
>> a much more widespread problem than just a question of free
>> vs. non-free. It's possible to do right now, but it involves a ton of
>> manual work by the maintainer every time the list of officially
>> supported kernels changes, and pretty much every upload goes through
>> NEW. I think that to have a really good solution, we're going to need
>> a larger plan that includes changes to the archive management software
>> as well.
>> I'd love to see this be a priority for etch+1.
> There's already work being done in that direction, please check out with
> the kernel team. AFAIK there's a "linux-modules-extra-" source package
> created to auto-build all those modules.
Ah, hm, I see that linux-modules-extra-* is depending on other source
packages. That might work quite well. I apparently had misunderstood how
it was going to work.
Russ Allbery (firstname.lastname@example.org) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>