[CentOS-devel] one more problem with this new kmod packages

Fri Jan 23 00:58:21 UTC 2009
John Summerfield <debian at herakles.homelinux.org>

Charlie Brady wrote:
> On Fri, 23 Jan 2009, John Summerfield wrote:
>> Charlie Brady wrote:
>>> On Wed, 21 Jan 2009, Farkas Levente wrote:
>>>> one more problem what i found with this new weak-updates kmod packages
>>>> that it can't updated ie. the previous version won't be delete with yum.
>>>> i don't know the reason but may be since it's provides kernel-modules
>>>> and yum don't update kernel* packages just install it. but imho in this
>>>> case it'd be better to update it.
>>>> any suggestions?
>>> Do you really need the previous versions to be deleted? Ophaned kernel
>>> modules don't use much space, and are harmless.
>> In years past I recall it was important to have the right libc. Can we
>> be sure old pg works with new libc? Where are the compatibility libraries?
> We're talking about old kmod packages here.

Look at the time I wrote it, I should have been in bed. I hope that's 
all the nonsense I've disseminated:-(



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