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



On 09/03/2009 12:29 PM, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> 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.

There's a related problem here - glibc32 .

-- 
        Peter

I was born not knowing and have had only a little time to
change that here and there.
		-- Feynman


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