RPM needs to go on a diet.

seth vidal skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Thu Feb 17 19:58:09 UTC 2005

On Thu, 2005-02-17 at 14:45 -0500, Jeff Spaleta wrote:
>On Thu, 17 Feb 2005 14:33:24 -0500, Jeff Johnson <n3npq at nc.rr.com> wrote:
>> Or have every possible bleeping kernel already pre-installed and never
>> remove anything.
>> Unfortunately, that exercises known deficiencies with both rpm and
>> hardlinks, and is
>> slower than optimal, so take valium and be patient.
>The question becomes... can  someone expose reasonable sane default
>behavior of some tool to do old kernel pruning... to avoid normal
>fedora users from encountering these deficiencies when you have 17 or
>so update kernels installed.

I may be able to do so.

keep the kernel you're running and all newer than that.

older kernels, remove.

have a text file which can specify kernels-versions to keep/ignore from


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