[Fedora-packaging] Kernel modules

Tom 'spot' Callaway tcallawa at redhat.com
Wed Jun 29 14:19:02 UTC 2005

On Wed, 2005-06-29 at 10:03 -0400, Jack Neely wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 29, 2005 at 07:09:15AM -0400, Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams wrote:
> > I've taken the liberty of starting a page at
> > http://www.fedoraproject.org/wiki/Extras/KernelModuleProposal which is
> > intended to be a collection of what we have so far. Judging from what
> > has been said to date we still don't have an effective scheme for
> > Version and Release.
> > 
> > -- 
> > Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams <ivazquez at ivazquez.net>
> > http://fedora.ivazquez.net/
> > 
> > gpg --keyserver hkp://subkeys.pgp.net --recv-key 38028b72
> %{version} and %{release} being what they would normally be is what
> we've boiled down to.  Neither one contains the kernel VR.  %{version}
> is the version of the kernel module ('1.3.84' for kernel-module-openafs)
> and %{release} being the build ID ('1'), per normal.

We really need a unique NVR for each package. Using kver in %{release}
is the best way to accomplish this.

Otherwise, we overwrite in the repo.

Tom "spot" Callaway: Red Hat Sales Engineer || GPG Fingerprint: 93054260
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