[aur-general] Kernel version requirement

Damjan Georgievski gdamjan at gmail.com
Tue May 7 20:57:26 UTC 2019

On Tue, 7 May 2019 at 21:26, Julien Nicoulaud via aur-general <
aur-general at archlinux.org> wrote:

> Hi,
> In the oomd package <https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/oomd/>, I put a
> linux>=4.20 dependency requirement since it requires the new resource
> pressure metrics <https://facebookmicrosites.github.io/psi/> introduced in
> linux 4.20.
> But as another user pointed out, some of the alternatives kernel packages
> declare provides=("linux=${pkgver}"), but several of the most popular do
> not (linux-lts, linux-dzen, linux-hardened).
> What we would be correct way to handle this ? Should I just drop the
> version requirement (since having a kernel>=4.20 does not imply you are
> running this one anyway) ? Or should these packages be improved ?

 adding a condition to the .service file should be enough.


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