[CentOS] Custom kernel RPM/SRPM
csieh at fnal.gov
Thu Nov 17 17:24:02 UTC 2005
On Thu, 17 Nov 2005, Hilliard, Jay wrote:
> Bryan J. Smith wrote:
> > As Jim pointed out, at this point, it's better:
> > A) to the "prep" (-bp)
> > B) change what you want directly in the ./BUILD/kernel-* dir
> > C) finish off the "build" (-bb)
> I believe a -bb first removes ./BUILD/kernel-....
> You can modify config files and such in the SOURCE directory, but the
> ./BUILD/kernel-* stuff get's removed and recreated when you do a build
> (-bb) so any changes you make there will disappear.
> I usually do a -bp, use the BUILD directory to create new patches and
> such, put them in the SOURCES directory, add the patches to my SPEC
> file, then do the rpmbuild -bb. I always follow up with a (-bs) to
> generate a new src.rpm for next time.
> I currently have about 6 patches in the Enterprise kernel that are
> absolutely necessary, else I couldn't use it, so I disagree with the
> idea of "Don't do it"
So what do you think needs to be patched. Are your patches available?
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
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