building kernel sourcecode rpm again

Brian Gerst bgerst at
Sat Feb 5 16:21:14 UTC 2005

Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> On Sat, 2005-02-05 at 10:40 -0500, Brian Gerst wrote:
>>Marcel J.E. Mol wrote:
>>>I want to create the kernel-sourcecode rpm from the 2.6.10-1.1124_FC4 kernel
>>>src.rpm but noticed 'buildsource' is removed from the specfile.
>>>So is there new way to build the kernel-sourcecode rpm ?
>>kernel-sourcecode doesn't exist anymore.  kernel-devel is the replacement.
> that sounds wrong; as I understand it kernel-devel is for including into
> kernel modules only. You could never do anything like that with kernel-
> sourcecode.... that was exclusively for building your own kernel.

You are correct.  The correct replacement for kernel-sourcecode is the 
kernel SRPM.

				Brian Gerst

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