[Fedora-packaging] kernel-module-proposal 2 and yum: some tests

seth vidal skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Thu Sep 29 17:18:17 UTC 2005

On Thu, 2005-09-29 at 13:16 -0400, Jack Neely wrote:
> > > okay but HOW can it know? You've described what you see as problem but
> > > you haven't described any way yum can know about what's you think
> > > _should_ be going on.
> > 
> > But it is a problem and we should (read: need to) solve it imho. How?
> > I'm not sure. We could
> > 
> > - package modules for all kernels in one package (I don't really like
> > this idea, but if this is the only solution we need to go it imho)
> > - fix our proposal so it works better with yum (hint's from you are
> > greatly appreciated)
> > - add support for yum somehow so it can resolve the dep correctly. I
> > unfortunately don't know neither yum nor python enough to fix that
> > myself :-|
> > 
> All kernel-modules packages require the exact kernel they are built
> against.  Yum does/will use this information to figure out which one of
> the kernel-module packages are the best for your system.
> However, I need to figure out and change some of the more un-fun code in
> Yum to support this.  Its not as easy as it sounds.

what things need to be changed or are you talking about mostly code in
your patch?


More information about the Fedora-packaging mailing list