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Re: [PATCH 3/3] dracut has initrd-generic-<version> instead of initrd-<version> (#519185)



Hans de Goede (j w r degoede hhs nl) said: 
>>> It really is like having to support gentoo, versus having to support a
>>> distro using pre build packages. And I would really like to move to the having to
>>> support a pre-build package model for the initrd.
>>
>> The problem is this:
>>
>> The kernel binary RPM contains this pre-built initrd. The kernel source
>> RPM does not contain the sources necessary to make this pre-built initrd.
>> This makes me rather uncomfortable from a Licensing perspective.
>
> True, but we do provide SRPMS with the sources, if we include a list of
> the SRPMS with the sources, with full NEVR in the kernel rpm as doc,
> wouldn't that be sufficient?

Not really. In the case of initrd-built-with-kernel, it could be packages
in the buildroot that never leave koji for release/updates, and are then
garbage collected.

Bill


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