RPM needs to go on a diet.

Panu Matilainen pmatilai at welho.com
Fri Feb 18 09:18:14 UTC 2005

On Thu, 17 Feb 2005, seth vidal wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-02-17 at 14:45 -0500, Jeff Spaleta wrote:
>> 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.

Apt's kernel-upgrade lua-thingy at some point had something like this: 
keep latest kernel and the one you're running. It got lost when I rewrote 
the thing and nobody has missed it so I never bothered to add it back...

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

That's probably an overkill. People who want to play around with several 
kernels can disable the automatic pruning and do so manually, for the rest 
of us "current running and latest" ought to be enough.

 	- Panu -

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