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Re: [Fedora-packaging] Re: atrpms kernel modules

On Sunday 23 July 2006 14:12, Axel Thimm wrote:
> Well, add to the above that the kABI isn't going to give you an
> orderable single entry like uname-r does (but maybe noone cares, the
> kernel module packaging at least wouldn't), and that no user will
> understand the mapping between his kernel, whose uname -r he knows,
> and a kABI checksum.
> But in principle if one day kABI checksums gain a popularity/visibilty
> like uname-r has today on the user's side, then I agree, that uname-r
> in the name could be replaced with a kABI checksum. In the kmdl scheme
> this would be a rather trivial change.

Perhaps I fail to see the problem.  Once you have an ABI to use for requires 
and such, can't you use someting more simple in the version or release rather 
than a uname-r in the name?

Jesse Keating
Release Engineer: Fedora

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