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Re: DKMS into Fedora Extras



On Mon, 2005-02-21 at 20:47 +0200, Ville Skyttä wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-02-21 at 19:37 +0100, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
> 
> > This is already done if a package has a "Provides: kernel-module" (or
> > was it  "Provides: kernel-modules"?)
> 
> It's "kernel-module" in fedora.us, and the Extras (and fedora.us) apt
> has been tweaked to DTRT + magic with that.
> 
> Elsewhere (I don't remember where), it's "kernel-modules", and yum has
> that built-in/hardcoded in its list of packages to install, not upgrade.
> 
> @Seth, others who have experience with yum and these "kernel-modules"
> packages:
> 
> Let's say we have kernel-V-R installed, and kernel-module-foo built for
> that installed.  Now, we get an update for the module package only; the
> kernel does not change.  Obviously, the already installed module package
> and the new one conflict.  What happens when one does "yum update"?
> 

it tries to install it. Same thing as happens in up2date.

I'm open to suggestions that don't seem like pretty nasty hacks to solve
the problem.

-sv



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