[Fedora-packaging] kver in release (was: Re: rpms/kernel-module-thinkpad/devel kernel-module-thinkpad-console.perms, NONE, 1.1 kernel-module-thinkpad.modules, NONE, 1.1 kernel-module-thinkpad.spec, 1.7, 1.8 kernel-module-thinkpad-README.Fedora, 1.1, NONE"

Tom 'spot' Callaway tcallawa at redhat.com
Sat Jul 2 13:10:50 UTC 2005

On Sat, 2005-07-02 at 14:20 +0200, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
> Not really important, but imho important enough to send this mail:
> Am Samstag, den 02.07.2005, 07:28 -0400 schrieb Ville Skytta:
> >[...]
> > +Release:        2.%(echo %{kver} | tr - _)
> >[...]
> I'm still wondering if another character would be better. "_" is already
> used in the %{release} of the kernel -- imho it's a bit confusing. And
> it's not easy to convert the result or this tr"" back to the original
> output of "uname -r" if someone wants to do that. 

What would you suggest instead?

Alternately, we could make the Provides: kernel-module = %{kver}, then
you'd have a guaranteed way of having the value spit out in its original

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