dkms source package in Trusty

dkms: Dynamic Kernel Module Support Framework

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Current version:
2.2.0.3-1.1ubuntu5.14.04.10
Uploaded:
2019-01-28
Urgency:
Medium Urgency

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DKMStrunk

DKMS is designed to create a framework where kernel dependent module source can reside so that it is very easy to rebuild modules as you upgrade kernels. This will allow Linux vendors to provide driver drops without having to wait for new kernel releases while also taking out the guesswork for customers attempting to recompile modules for new kernels. For veteran Linux users it also provides some advantages since a separate framework for driver drops will remove kernel releases as a blocking mechanism for distributing code. Instead, driver development should speed up as this separate module source tree will allow quicker testing cycles meaning better tested code can later be pushed back into the kernel at a more rapid pace. Its also nice for developers and maintainers as DKMS only requires a source tarball in conjunction with a small configuration file in order to function correctly.

Bug supervisor: yes
Bug tracker: yes
Branch: yes

There are no registered releases for the DKMS ⇒ trunk.

Download files from current release (2.2.0.3-1.1ubuntu5.14.04.10)

File Size SHA-256 Checksum
dkms_2.2.0.3.orig.tar.gz 84.0 KiB 352a080351410e29ae8cda7a794ba1e607b87ca913d0410d56209f08875378fc
dkms_2.2.0.3-1.1ubuntu5.14.04.10.debian.tar.xz 22.1 KiB 9d6d7168ce6a0d91c1f2a7397643ff8f7c96c2938e90c750bdf4309a2efbe4e5
dkms_2.2.0.3-1.1ubuntu5.14.04.10.dsc 2.1 KiB 7dd12dcfebf1bd4c34054374f77e93ea022126d0fcd8988461b8bcaa6c69d98d

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