Section: DKMS Debhelper (1)
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dh_dkms - correctly handle DKMS usage by a kernel module package
dh_dkms [debhelper options] [-l] [-V[version]] [-- file]
dh_dkms is a debhelper program that is responsible for correctly setting
postinst, postrm and dependencies in kernel module packages using DKMS.
If a file named debian/package.dkms exists, then different actions are
performed, depending on its contents.
It can be a proper configuration file, and in this case it would be installed
in the proper directory as dkms.conf.
It can also point to another file (this should be used when the configuration
is provided by upstream), and in this case that file will be installed as dkms.conf
in the proper directory.
This file can only miss if a filename is provided when calling dh_dkms.
- -l, --legacy
Add code to also support DKMS versions < 184.108.40.206.
- -V, -V version
If "PACKAGE_VERSION" in dkms.conf is set to "#MODULE_VERSION#", set it to
the given version or, if none is given, default to the upstream version of
the current package. Otherwise, leave the value specified in dkms.conf.
- -- file
Don't look for debian/package.dkms or debian/dkms, but install file as dkms.conf.
Note that this command is not idempotent. dh_prep(1) should be called
between invocations of this command. Otherwise, it may cause multiple
instances of the same text to be added to maintainer scripts.
IMPORTANT: binary packages using dh_dkms must have a name that ends in '-dkms'.
This program is part of the Debian DKMS package.
David Paleino <email@example.com>
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