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Re: kqemu is now GPLv2



On Wed, 2007-02-07 at 14:29 -0500, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> Matt Domsch (matt domsch com) said: 
> > At FUDCon, several of us (Jeremy, Thorsten, Jon Masters, and I)
> > discussed adding a clean method into /sbin/installkernel to allow
> > tools like DKMS to hook at that point and rebuild kernel modules if
> > necessary (and if possible).  Right now the DKMS autoinstaller runs as
> > a service at reboot time, which is really too late for some things.
> > So, if you've got module source, and a compiler, and if the source
> > builds and works for your new kernel version, you'll be ok.  Lots of
> > ifs, but better than absolutely nothing.
> 
> Have the kernel module packages be 'source' with dependencies on gcc,
> etc.; then, via triggers, they can automatically rebuild and copy for
> any kernel.

Eww.

For what its worth, I'm strongly opposed to any "solution" that requires
end-users to have toolchains installed.

~spot


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