Re: should I orphan linux-wlan-ng?
On Tue, Apr 01, 2003 at 10:45:32AM +0200, Attila SZALAY wrote:
> On 2003 Mar 31, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > I do not think this is justification for having the kind of module source
> > packages that we currently have.
> > There are few differences between:
> > cd /usr/src
> > tar xvzf module-source.tar.gz
> > and:
> > cd /usr/src/modules
> > apt-get source module
> I talk about packages (like alsa, em8300, lmsensors) where packages have
> programs _and_ kernel modules.
> And when I upgrade my kernel, I must recompile all the modules but _only_
> Because of it I need a way to recompile it. And -source packages and
> make-kpkg give me the solution.
This makes no difference. The kernel modules are already built by a
separate target in debian/rules. Only the control file needs to be changed
to produce the correct package name.
You have not described any need for -source packages which would not be
equally met by a tool like apt-src.