[arch-dev-public] [arch-general] [signoff] kernel26

Tobias Powalowski t.powa at gmx.de
Mon Dec 15 14:32:25 EST 2008

Am Montag 15 Dezember 2008 schrieb Thomas Bächler:
> Tom K schrieb:
> > No package owns them. They're being produced by depmod since the 3.5
> > update of module-init-tools.
> >
> > I could be wrong, but I think the kernel is the only package that calls
> > depmod in the build function - other packages that need depmod call it
> > in post_install, which is why these files are not owned.
> That is okay. We call depmod in the PKGBUILD so kernel26 will own those
> files and they will be properly uninstalled when the kernel is removed
> or updated.
> After the m-i-t 3.5 update, those .bin files were generated on your
> system, but were not contained in the kernel package yet. The new
> package is generated with the new m-i-t, thus contains them. We have to
> force-upgrade that one so pacman will again be able to track those files
> and delete them when appropriate.
Are you guys fine with moving kernel package to core, with this possible file 
conflict and make a announcement that forcing is ok?


Tobias Powalowski
Archlinux Developer & Package Maintainer (tpowa)
tpowa at archlinux.org
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