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Re: Building Livna RPMs (slightly OT)



On 02.10.2007 19:23, Tom "spot" Callaway wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-10-02 at 12:55 -0400, Matthew Saltzman wrote:
>> I'm trying to build the NVidia proprietary driver for the latest F8T2
>> kernels, but the Livna RPM requires RPMs from the kmod-helpers-livna
>> SRPM.  These have buit-in lists of kernels that don't reflect the latest
>> ones.
>>
>> Any place where using those tools is documented?  Or is it possible at
>> all to build Livna kmods independently?
>>
>> Also, how does the new "no kmods" policy affect how Livna will provide
>> these modules?
> 
> It should not affect the way they are built at Livna. We're still
> planning on keeping the kmod infrastructure bits in the Fedora kernel
> package (DaveJ, correct me if you disagree).

There is afaik no kmod-specific infra in the Fedora kernel. There are
only sane arch-provides (like "kernel-devel-x86_64 =
2.6.23-0.214.rc8.git2.fc8" ) that get used by kmods (and other packaging
standards as well afaik).

CU
knurd


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