kernel-module packaging (was Re: [Fedora-packaging] Re: DKMS into Fedora Extras)

Tom 'spot' Callaway tcallawa at
Tue Feb 22 13:28:09 UTC 2005

On Tue, 2005-02-22 at 08:34 +0100, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:

>Case 4.1: What if kernel-module-unionfs-2.6.10_4_FC3-1 is released
>one/two days behind kernel-2.6.10-3_FC3? This can happen due to build
>errors that first need to get fixed. Or the build system or all that
>have access are sleeping. Or simply due due mirroring "problems" when
>core/updates/ is already mirrored, but extras/ not yet.

That's a valid point, since the kernel package doesn't depend on
kernel-module-*. Anyone have any idea how to work around this in a sane

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