[pkg-nvidia-devel] Bug#528758: nvidia: Please provide dkms support

Peter Fritzsche peter.fritzsche at gmx.de
Fri Nov 6 22:09:38 UTC 2009

Wolfgang Walter wrote:
> But the possibility to build a binary package for a specific kernel should
> remain available so that you can compile and build the package on one
>  machine and then install it on another without having to install dkms,
>  gcc, ... on the target.
> You can't do that with dkms yet.
> dkms in its present form is in some sort a way back.
It is different and not a way back. Both ways should be provided. One for 
module-assistant and one for dkms. This is how it was implemented in batman-
adv-dkms, batmand-gateway-dkms and openafs-modules-dkms.

Best regards,

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