Package Details: bbswitch-dkms-git 0.8.r0.g0c38f97-4

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Package Base: bbswitch-dkms-git
Description: kernel module allowing to switch dedicated graphics card on Optimus laptops, dkms version
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Licenses: GPL
Conflicts: bbswitch, bbswitch-dkms, bbswitch-git, dkms-bbswitch
Provides: bbswitch
Submitter: adytzu2007
Maintainer: dsboger
Last Packager: dsboger
Votes: 17
Popularity: 0.000000
First Submitted: 2013-04-05 21:06 (UTC)
Last Updated: 2017-01-31 20:55 (UTC)

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dsboger commented on 2017-04-17 13:46 (UTC)

@arisudesu I could adopt it, but I don't think it should be in a single PKGBUILD with this one. Unless there is something I could not see, there is no reason for a DKMS package to bump pkgrel in every kernel release, as with the non-DKMS variant. When I reported that in the official repo, the answer was "we bump because we use the same PKGBUILD", and no true reason was given. So I adopted this package and put it into shape as a true DKMS package. See that the "-git" part in the pkgname is just for looks, since bbswitch does not see a commit since dec 2013 (there are 5 commits in some experimental branch, last one in may 2016). So the only maintenance for a non-DKMS package is bumping pkgrel for kernel releases. With that said, I'm not interested in maintaining bbswitch-git, also because I must follow kernel releases too attentively, otherwise risking to break someone else's system (for those that rely too much on AUR helpers, like myself). Please, see that there is no advantage of using bbswitch-git over the official bbswitch.

arisudesu commented on 2017-04-17 10:44 (UTC) (edited on 2017-04-17 10:44 (UTC) by arisudesu)

Can you please adopt this package: ? It would be nice to have both maintained in one place, as a split package (as it done in official repos).

adytzu2007 commented on 2014-07-11 17:55 (UTC)

Merged your changes and added a pkgver function. Thanks.

abbradar commented on 2014-07-11 17:40 (UTC)

Fixed package a bit (added prepare(), used this while debugging bbswitch):

adytzu2007 commented on 2013-04-16 22:21 (UTC)

Updated PKGBUILD to use the new pacman 4.1 VCS support

gtmanfred commented on 2013-04-08 04:25 (UTC) pacman 4.1 supports git

alucryd commented on 2013-04-05 21:14 (UTC)

Thx, packages merged :)

adytzu2007 commented on 2013-04-05 21:06 (UTC)

Hi, i've uploaded the package as bbswitch-dkms-git

alucryd commented on 2013-04-05 20:57 (UTC)

Hey, could you upload this package under the name bbswitch-dkms-git to be in line with official dkms packages? I'll then merge this into it. Thx!