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Re: genhdlist issue



Hi Phil, and the list--


> On Tue, 29 Nov 2005, Matt Sturtz wrote:
>
>> I thought genhdlist simply produced an ordered package list, such that
>> the comps.xml could specify the package name, which could be matched
>> in the list to an exact version, etc?  What could be going wrong here?
>
> (This question seems to arise once every few months; I'm almost tempted
> to hunt down the issue on anaconda's pakage order code)
>
> RHEL3 has a bug/feature whereby anaconda does not re-order package lists
> generated by genhdlist when necessary.
>
> This mail:
> https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-devel-list/2005-August/msg00465.html
>
> details the "genhdlist; pkgorder; genhdlist" steps required.

Perfect, this solved my problem...  I had to do a bit of monkeying,
because pkgorder prefers to run on the same release as it's building the
tree for (can you say chicken-and-egg?), but I've got it working.

Thanks for the rapid reply,

-Matt-


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