Make hardlinking kernel-devel optional

Paul Wouters paul at
Tue Jan 31 21:24:04 UTC 2006

On Tue, 31 Jan 2006, Ralf Ertzinger wrote:

> I't like to request to make the hardlink stage kernel-devel does on every
> install optional. It takes a damn lot of time on my not-too-fast machines,
> I do not exactly care about the saved disk space, and given the rate of
> kernel changes in rawhide there are a lot of wasted CPU cycles there.
> There is a /etc/sysconfig/kernel, how about dropping a "HARDLINK=yes/no"
> there?

that would be great. So far I only ended up with foobarred kernel trees
after removing/adding lots of kernel rpms.


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