> -----Original Message----- > From: centos-devel-bounces at centos.org > [mailto:centos-devel-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Johnny Hughes > Sent: Wednesday, July 18, 2007 1:00 PM > To: The CentOS developers mailing list. > 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: > > http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging/KernelModules > > 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) -Ross ______________________________________________________________________ This e-mail, and any attachments thereto, is intended only for use by the addressee(s) named herein and may contain legally privileged and/or confidential information. If you are not the intended recipient of this e-mail, you are hereby notified that any dissemination, distribution or copying of this e-mail, and any attachments thereto, is strictly prohibited. If you have received this e-mail in error, please immediately notify the sender and permanently delete the original and any copy or printout thereof.