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Re: DKMS into Fedora Extras

On Mon, 2005-02-21 at 13:52 -0500, seth vidal wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-02-21 at 20:47 +0200, Ville Skyttä wrote:
> > 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.

...and aborts the transaction if there are conflicts, file-based or
others?  What does the error message roughly look like?

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

I don't have that now, sorry.  But I do think _something_ new is most
likely needed in yum to make this whole scenario to Just Work; it
probably isn't solvable anywhere else.

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