[Pkg-dkms-maint] Interested in joining the dkms team?

Bernd Zeimetz bernd at bzed.de
Mon Apr 25 10:10:51 UTC 2016


On 2016-04-25 09:30, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> Hi.  I notice you are involved in a Debian package using DKMS (listed
> as maintainer or uploader), and this is the background for my email.
> The dkms package in debian is team maintained, but the team do not
> seem to be active any more.  Are you aware of this?  If not, perhaps
> you would be interested in joining the team to make sure the dkms
> package is kept in shape in Debian?  I do not know dkms much myself,
> and lack the capacity at the moment to do so myself, but believe the
> package fill a vital role in supporting rare hardware and edge use
> cases.

unfortunately I don't have spare time left to work on dkms.
Also I'm working on getting rid of the open-vm-tools' dkms package,
not sure if that will happen for stretch, but at least for strech+1
it should be gone.

Good luck and thanks for maintaining dkms so far,


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