[CentOS-devel] drbd dependency problem
Ross S. W. Walker
rwalker at medallion.com
Wed Jul 18 17:19:50 UTC 2007
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> [mailto:centos-devel-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Johnny Hughes
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> Subject: Re: [CentOS-devel] drbd dependency problem
> Ross S. W. Walker wrote:
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: centos-devel-bounces at centos.org
> >> [mailto:centos-devel-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Ross S.
> >> W. Walker
> >> Sent: Tuesday, July 17, 2007 1:18 PM
> >> To: The CentOS developers mailing list.
> >> Subject: RE: [CentOS-devel] drbd dependency problem
> >> Actually, I think there might be 2 issues here.
> >> 1) DRBD package providers are too general
> >> 2) kernel package providers are not general enough
> >> With extras repo disabled my dependency check now produces this:
> > Ok, I of course figured out how to install by first installing the
> > cman-kernel module then cman, but if cman had a dependency on
> > cman-kernel and cman-kernel had a dependency on kernel shouldn't
> > these just roll-up properly?
> > The same can be said about drbd.
> > These kernel modules should also provide just the explicit modules
> > they carry and not list themselves as the whole provider of
> > /lib/modules/...
> > Well that's my $.02 at least, maybe these dependency issues are
> > just a manifestation of the current version of RPM or some
> > inherited upstream brain damage.
> Well ... the whole kmod thing is covered here:
> So, this is HOW it was designed. I don't really agree with all the
> dependencies / provides / requires ... but they have decided what we
> should do.
Oh well, I'll just put it down as upstream drain bramage.
I'd say at this point that RH is 90% polished, I think it'll take a
lot of man-power though to close that 10% gap.
GEFGW (Good enough for government work)
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