[CentOS-devel] new weak-updates kmods

Farkas Levente lfarkas at lfarkas.org
Thu Dec 4 17:24:57 UTC 2008

Ned Slider wrote:
> Farkas Levente wrote:
>> hi,
>> currently all new kmods which use the weak-updates can be patched as:
>> ----------------------------------------------
>> @@ -1,7 +1,6 @@
>> -Source10: kmodtool
>>  Source11: find-requires
>>  Source12: find-requires.ksyms
>> -%define   kmodtool bash %{SOURCE10}
>> +%define   kmodtool bash /usr/lib/rpm/redhat/kmodtool
>> ----------------------------------------------
>> and add:
>> BuildRequires:	redhat-rpm-config
>> in this way don't need to add the kmodtool to all srpms and would be
>> cleaner.
>> ps. just my 2c.
> How do you add Requires for the kmod-<package> if you don't have them in 
> a custom kmodtool script?
> I seem to remember when I added Requires to the SPEC file for the kmod's 
> I tried to build they were ignored. Is there a more convenient/correct 
> way to pass Requires from a SPEC file to the kmodtool script?

imho these two scripts are identical:-)

  Levente                               "Si vis pacem para bellum!"

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