[Pkg-alsa-devel] Bug#653542: Bug#653542: alsa-source: module-assistant fails to install mudules with non-standard kernel, README.Debian is outdated

Elimar Riesebieter riesebie at lxtec.de
Thu Dec 29 14:35:08 UTC 2011

tag 653542 wontfix

* Andreas Glaeser [111229 08:30 +0100]:

> Package: alsa-source
> Version: 1.0.23+dfsg-2
> Severity: normal
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> module-assistant fails to auto-install the more recent alsa-modules from
> 'alsa-source'-package when running a non-standard custom built kernel.

This is well known.

> It issues an error
> about missing kernel-headers, although there are configured kernel-sources present, which
> should be sufficient for this task. The file README.Debian in /usr/share/doc/alsa-source/
> describes building a modules-package with make-kpkg this did not
> work for me either. 

make-kpkg is outdated.

> The communication in Debian is bad. Most maintainers do not tell
> me whether they need more info, or what about fixing the reported
> problems.

We don't need more infos as alsa-source is going to be orphaned. If
you want to run latest drivers either install Debian's sid version
of kernel or build vanilla alsa-driver-sources by yourself. Set this
bug to wntfix hereby.


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