[Fedora-packaging] Re: kernel-modules in the buildsystem (Was: Re: Stuff to look for in plague 0.4)

seth vidal skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Tue Aug 23 05:59:27 UTC 2005

> For other packages I agree. Kernel-modules should be a exception IMHO.

I worry that having them as the exception means we have to do the code
anyway which makes it a slippery-damn-slope to all packages using
arbitrary defines.

> It builds for the normal user without arbitrary defines. And even
> better: It automatically builds what you probably want, because with the
> above it builds the kernel-module for the currently running kernel. If
> you get a random kernel-module.src.rpm where kver ist hardcoded you have
> to edit it each time to get compile against a new kernel. 

why doesn't it automatically build for whatever the highest installed
kernel-devel or highest installed kernel package is?


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