Re: RFS: wacom-source
On 2010-07-13, Taylor LeMasurier-Wren <email@example.com> wrote:
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> Dear mentors,
> I am looking for a sponsor for my package "wacom-source".
> Package name : wacom-source
> Version : 0.8.8-1
> Upstream Author : Ping Cheng <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> URL : http://linuxwacom.sf.net
> License : GPL-2
> Section : misc
> It builds these binary packages:
> wacom-dkms - Wacom kernel driver in DKMS format
> The package appears to be lintian clean.
> The upload would fix these bugs: 588946
> My motivation for maintaining this package is:
> The Linux Kernel doesn't support the latest Wacom Bamboo Pen & Touch models.
> This package builds a new wacom module using the 0.8.8 linuxwawacom source.
> Since it uses DKMS, it will automatically rebuild the module with every
> kernel upgrade.
Why don't you instead work with the debian kernel people to get the
linux kernel updated in debian, rather than work around it like this?
- bamboo owner currently compiling this by hand