I am just now uploading pcmcia card services
to master. The version is 2.8.12, debian
release 0. The .deb is for Intel machines
and I imagine the sources are as well. As
this is my first attempt at a Debian package,
I'm sure I made mistakes. I appreciate any
(polite and appropriate) comments. If the
comments refer to existing rules or guidelines,
please give me a pointer to existing docs -
I did look around while building this so if
I didn't notice something tell me.
Based on recent discussion, the archive
maintainers will want to change the name. I
wasn't sure what the "official" policy was.
As a side note, I think newbies will be
confused by a
dpkg --install foo_bar-... install and
dpkg -r foo-bar remove
Now.. PCMCIA card services is built to a
particular kernel. I built this to kernel
1.3.97. I made a quick try at 1.3.99, but
didn't succeed - I may try again soon.
I would FAR rather support the kernel users
will have after installing Debian. It makes
no sense for someone to install and then need
to install a *different kernel* to get PCMCIA
support. I don't expect everyone to use
1.3.97 just because my pcmcia does.. I would
greatly appreciate some feedback on a "Standard"
install kernel - even if just to say when one
will be decided on. I think this is very
important - has it been discussed before?
maybe with tape support?
I would also be receptive to a pcmcia install
disk, but I don't expect it.