[CentOS-devel] drbd dependency problem

Wed Jul 18 14:18:58 UTC 2007
Ross S. W. Walker <rwalker at medallion.com>

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> [mailto:centos-devel-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Ross S. 
> W. Walker
> Sent: Tuesday, July 17, 2007 1:18 PM
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> 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 

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.


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