Date: Sun, 21 Jun 2020 20:51:52 +0200 From: Mikhail Morfikov <mmorfikov@...il.com> To: lkrg-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Debian packaging On 21/06/2020 19:48, Solar Designer wrote: > Mikhail, > > I notice you describe packaging of LKRG for Debian in your blog post > (in Polish, which I don't fully understand): > > https://morfikov.github.io/post/modul-lkrg-linux-kernel-runtime-guard/ > > Do you want to possibly maintain a Debian package of LKRG for others? > Maybe maintain a debian/ subdirectory in our upstream LKRG tree? > > There's currently a Debian package in Whonix, but there's no intent to > bring that into Debian proper. > > Would you want to get your package into Debian proper and maintain it in > there? As discussed with Patrick of Whonix, an issue with that is that > there won't be a way to update to new upstream versions in stable Debian > branches, so any LKRG bugs would either end up staying intact there or > would need back-ports of fixes for, which someone would need to work on. > > Alexander > Basically it's the source + the debian/ dir, as it's just a DKMS module, and it's not a hard task to maintain it. The problem is I don't really know how to push it into Debian repository and maintain it there. I could maintain the debian/ dir here, as I already prepared it for building a .deb package via pbuilder/dpkg-buildpackage, and it builds nicely. I included the debian/ dir, so you can take a look at it. Download attachment "lkrg_0.7+git20200619-1.debian.tar.xz" of type "application/x-xz" (4756 bytes) Download attachment "signature.asc" of type "application/pgp-signature" (229 bytes)
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