[arch-dev-public] [signoff] kbd and klibc-kbd

Xavier shiningxc at gmail.com
Fri Mar 21 19:45:41 EDT 2008

Roman Kyrylych a écrit :
> 2008/3/21, Tobias Powalowski <t.powa at gmx.de>:
>>  somehow we need a depend that also adds klibc-kbd, else systems get broken
>>  that have keymap hook activated.
>>  probably kbd package itself needs this depend.
> Just an info for others who reads this,
> we discussed the issue on IRC and there are actually 2 issues:
> 1) during -Syu kbd (which doesn't include keymap hook now) is
> installed before kernel,
> then mkinitcpio is run during kernel install and it fails because of
> no hook available.
> 2) klibc-kbd is not installed as a new dependency of to-be-upgraded mknitcpio,
> it looks to me like some weird pacman bug. :-/
> #1 can be solved by changing depends=(... mkinitcpio>=0.5.15 ..) in
> kernel26 PKGBUILD to the current mkinitcpio version (which depends on
> klibc-kbd)

I don't understand, what does that change? Though it's probably not a 
bad idea to do it.

> but if #2 is a real bug - this won't work anyway, so #2 should be investigated.
> Tobias, could you please resend that part of pacman.log to pacman-dev
> ML or at least to Dan?

pacman seems to work fine here. If it didn't pull new dependencies of 
packages, that would be pretty bad.
More details and a part of pacman.log to pacman-dev would indeed be 
appreciated :)

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