[Fedora-packaging] Updated kernel-module-packaging example with ndiswrapper (Was: example kernel-module package)

Tom 'spot' Callaway tcallawa at redhat.com
Tue Jul 5 21:12:28 UTC 2005

On Tue, 2005-07-05 at 23:47 +0300, Ville Skyttä wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-07-05 at 15:33 -0500, Tom 'spot' Callaway wrote:
> > On Tue, 2005-07-05 at 22:34 +0300, Ville Skyttä wrote:
> >
> > > - kernel-module-foo-1.0-1.src.rpm in repo
> > > - check out the package from CVS, build for a new kernel
> > >   -> get another kernel-module-foo-1.0-1.src.rpm which != the original
> > 
> > Why would the src.rpm not be the same as the original? The spec file and
> > source tarball should be consistent, and not affected by a rebuild.
> There are variables like build host, build time, file timestamps, file
> modes, --define's passed to the srpm build, possibly other buildsys
> configuration variations etc.  All of which are sort of cosmetic, but
> nevertheless result in a different source rpm.

I'm really not worried about cosmetic changes. None of these things
should affect the binary packages generated from that src.rpm. 

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