Md5sum new kernel

Dexter Ang thepoch at
Fri Jun 11 16:52:11 UTC 2004

Alexander Dalloz wrote:
> Am Fr, den 11.06.2004 schrieb Alexander Dalloz um 18:35:
>>$ rpm -K kernel-*
>>kernel-2.6.6-1.427.i686.rpm: (sha1) dsa sha1 md5 gpg OK
>>kernel-sourcecode-2.6.6-1.427.noarch.rpm: (sha1) dsa sha1 md5 gpg OK
> Reviewing the packages, I wonder why the RPM with the kernel source now
> is called "kernel-sourcecode" and no longer "kernel-source". Any special
> reason for that (while I think it will not break any dependencies)?

Discussed at fedora-test-list with reason being:

     * From: Arjan van de Ven <arjanv redhat com>
     * To: For testers of Fedora Core development releases 
<fedora-test-list redhat com>
     * Subject: Re: kernel-source for kernel 2.6.6-1.403
     * Date: Tue, 01 Jun 2004 17:43:13 +0200

On Tue, 2004-06-01 at 17:25, Mike Lurk wrote:
 > I noticed today (on Arjan's site) that there is no kernel-source but
 > there is kernel-sourcecode-2.6.6-1.403. Will that replace the
 > kernel-source.

yes; the yum/update "you can't update to a noarch package for
kernel-source" mess gets avoided by renaming the package and making it
obsolete/provide the old name.


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