Re: Bug#602358: ITP: rtl8192ce-dkms -- Realtek RTL8192CE driver in DKMS format.
On Thu, Nov 4, 2010 at 2:08 PM, Peter Palfrader <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Thu, 04 Nov 2010, Reinhard Tartler wrote:
>> On Thu, Nov 04, 2010 at 03:59:41 (CET), Keng-Yu Lin wrote:
>> > Package: wnpp
>> > Severity: wishlist
>> > Owner: "Keng-Yu Lin" <email@example.com>
>> > * Package name : rtl8192ce-dkms
>> > Version : 2.6.0003.0628.2010+dfsg
>> > Upstream Author : Realtek Semiconductor Corporation
>> > * URL : http://www.realtek.com
>> > * License : GPLv2
>> > Programming Lang: C
>> > Description : Realtek RTL8192CE driver in DKMS format.
>> > This package contains Realtek 802.11 Linux wireless driver
>> > for use with Realtek RTL8192CE-based hardware.
>> is the fact that the package uses dkms relevant for the end user? it
>> seems as an implementation detail of the package to me, so I'd suggest
>> to drop that suffix.
> Well, we seem to have two methods of building modules.
> One is the dkms thing, usually in -dkms packages like
> openafs-modules-dkms. The other is building stuff with
> module-assistant, usually in -source packages as in
> The suffix makes it clear what kind of package this is.
Sure, but that's a distinction for the names of the binary packages not
that of the source package.
GPG Key: 1024D/61326D40 2003-09-02 James Vega <firstname.lastname@example.org>