Handling of -source packages for kernel modules

Oliver Grawert ogra at ubuntu.com
Tue Nov 13 15:22:32 GMT 2007

Am Dienstag, den 13.11.2007, 14:29 +0100 schrieb Tollef Fog Heen:
> Hi all,
> we seem to have a bunch of packages building kernel modules, such as
> gspca-source.  At least some of those are included in the Ubuntu
> kernel and therefore serves very little or no purpose.  
> Should we blacklist those so we don't get them from Debian?
it might provide a helpful package framework if you want to build a
newer upstream version of an external module for the current kernel
(i.e. just replace the orig.tar.gz and hope you are lucky and it

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