[Fedora-packaging] example kernel-module package

Thorsten Leemhuis fedora at leemhuis.info
Thu Jun 30 14:41:33 UTC 2005

Am Donnerstag, den 30.06.2005, 09:07 -0500 schrieb Tom 'spot' Callaway:
> On Thu, 2005-06-30 at 15:52 +0200, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
> > Hi guys,
> > 
> > sorry, I was mostly away the last two days so you had to fight with
> > kernel-modules alone. I'll try to catch up and reply where I think it's
> > needed.
> > 
> > Anyway, I created a example package with kernel-modules for ndiswrapper
> > to play a bit with the discussed scheme. It
> > 
> > I maintain ndiswrapper (and some other kernel-module-packages) already
> > for livna. I just chooesed it for this example cause it's small, builds
> > fast and needs a userspace-program and a kernel-module.
> > 
> > I followed the example in the wiki and some posts on this list. I split
> > the package in a userland package that creates a %{name}-kmsrc.rpm that
> > is used by the kernel-module-package as source. Something like this
> > would be neat package like nvidia als ati drivers where a single srpm is
> > quite big if you want to rebuild only the kernel-module (yes, it seems a
> > lot of users of livna users do that).
> I think the source should be a Source0 in kernel-module-ndiswrapper. 

No problem with that. Was just a idea to save space.

> Otherwise, I think you're right on target. (Ignoring the fact that I
> think ndiswrapper should probably be ExclusiveArch: i586 i686)

x86_64 also, but yes, ppc was wrong here -- i just included it here
cause it's an example ;)
Thorsten Leemhuis <fedora at leemhuis.info>

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