[Rpm-ecosystem] Writing a dnf plugin to better deal with out of tree kernel modules

Neal Gompa ngompa13 at gmail.com
Fri Oct 7 16:08:36 UTC 2016

On Thu, Oct 6, 2016 at 8:56 AM, Florian Festi <ffesti at redhat.com> wrote:
> One of us is not getting the original question. I've been assuming that
> there are binary packages available containing the pre compiled modules
> which are also able to be installed in parallel and have the modules in
> separate locations. If this is the not the case I agree that dnf can't
> do a thing about this. But as I read the original question these package
> are supplied but just not at the same speed as new kernel packages.

Your assumption is absolutely correct. RPM Fusion offers this for
Fedora, and in Mageia, we ship them in our repositories. It's fairly
easy for third parties to ship binary module packages, and some do, so
this is a problem that does need to be solved in DNF.

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