Re: should I orphan linux-wlan-ng?
On Tue, Mar 25, 2003 at 12:04:02PM +0100, Attila SZALAY wrote:
> And then I compile the extra modules with make-kpkg too. It's set the
> include path correctly, and so on. No other tools do this.
> But if I want to use it, the modules must be in /usr/src/modules
> And what the sources packages do? Uncompress the files into this
> So, when we talk about _kernel_ _modules_ I deeply need source packages.
> But not in other situations.
I do not think this is justification for having the kind of module source
packages that we currently have.
There are few differences between:
tar xvzf module-source.tar.gz
apt-get source module
The key ones being dependencies and automatic upgrades. apt-src, from what
I have seen, aims to provide these features at the source package level.