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




Toshio Kuratomi schrieb:
> Apologies for posting into the wrong subthread of this monster, I
> already deleted the relevant mail.
> 
> If one of the major issues with the current kmod spec is that neither
> rpm -U nor rpm -i work correctly, shouldn't that be corrected?  If the
> module could install into something like this:
>   /lib/modules/MODULE-VERSION-RELEASE/(KERNELVER|KABI)/MODULE.ko
> 
> instead of:
>   /lib/modules/KERNELVER/extra/MODULE/MODULE.ko
> 
> wouldn't that bring the behaviour of kmods inline with that of the
> kernel?  (Use rpm -i for normal operations, rpm -U if you don't believe
> in Murphy).

I like that idea -- especially when combined with the the kabi stuff.
Yes, someone still could run "rpm -Uvh" and would loose older kmods, but
yum and apt would do the right thing.

CU
thl


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