[CentOS-devel] kmod packaging guideline

Farkas Levente lfarkas at lfarkas.org
Mon Dec 22 22:26:20 UTC 2008


Alan Bartlett wrote:
> On 21/12/2008, *Alan Bartlett* <ajb.stxsl at googlemail.com
> <mailto:ajb.stxsl at googlemail.com>> wrote:
> 
>     2008/12/20 Farkas Levente <lfarkas at lfarkas.org
>     <mailto:lfarkas at lfarkas.org>>
> 
> 
>         kmodtool shouldn't have to add to all packages rather use the
>         /usr/lib/rpm/redhat/kmodtool from redhat-rpm-config ie:
> 
> 
> <snip>
> 
>     Quick question. Have you considered how you proposal can be used
>     with CentOS-4 rather than CentOS-5?
> 
>     There is no C-4 /usr/lib/rpm/redhat/kmodtool -- unless I am
>     mistaken. So to implement what you have proposed will cause a
>     divergence of technique -- C-4 this way, C-5 that way. Not a good
>     idea. :-(
> 
> 
> Will you please answer my question, above -- or do you consider CentOS-4
> "outdated"?

no actually i only has centos-5 so i can't check it.
anyway the best probably would ba a centos specific kmodtool packages in
extras with spec template etc.
the question the main kmod packager interesting about it or not?

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  Levente                               "Si vis pacem para bellum!"


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