[Fedora-packaging] Kernel modules (was: Re: tpctl in extras missing dependancy for kernel-module-thinkpad)
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Tue Jun 28 16:00:56 UTC 2005
On Tue, 2005-06-28 at 18:42 +0300, Ville Skyttä wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-06-28 at 11:26 -0400, Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams wrote:
> > On Tue, 2005-06-28 at 18:04 +0300, Ville Skyttä wrote:
> > > On Tue, 2005-06-28 at 10:40 -0400, Jeff Spaleta wrote:
> > > > As an aside, I didn't think Extras was ready to tackle the issue of
> > > > kernel module packages yet.
> > >
> > > Right, at least three issues remain: how to name the modules, how to
> > > make depsolvers do the right thing with them, and how to request builds
> > > for i586 and i686 from the build system for the same package.
> > Screw i586 for now.
> I'll screw it once the i586 kernel is screwed from FC :) Seriously,
> there are cases where i586 and external kernel modules are a valid
As architectures actually are switched outside of rpm-specs
(rpmbuild --target=..) this isn't a packaging issue, but actually is a
build system issue.
I.e. the buildsystem has to be equipped with means to specify
architectures, because rpm specs can't handle it.
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