Enrico Scholz wrote :
* replace the 'Requires: kernel >= 2.6' with 'Conflicts: kernel < 2.6' (which would be more correctly also). The kernel package is not required on minimal systems (e.g. VServers), it costs lot of diskspace because of the stupid and broken packaging and its installation is complicated.
I don't think there is an easy solution to this one! Putting a "Conflicts: kernel < 2.6" would also be problematic, and I recall having seen that somewhere (in FC2?), as I ran into the problem it creates : When you upgrade a system using apt or yum from a 2.4 (or earlier) kernel to FC w/ a 2.6 kernel, since the latest kernel is installed (and not upgraded) and the older ones aren't removed, you bump into that conflict... so either you go on a thin limb by removing all current < 2.6 kernels (with --justdb preferably! still, ugly...), or you try to outsmart that conflict by wanting to put a 2.6 kernel before upgrading the whole system... but end up finding out that the chain of dependencies when trying to do that ends up once more with that conflict :-(
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