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Re: kernel-devel: should yum install, not update?



On Sat, 2005-01-22 at 14:22 -0500, Jeff Spaleta wrote:
> On Sat, 22 Jan 2005 11:03:39 -0800, Tom London <selinux gmail com> wrote:
> > Running latest rawhide.
> > 
> > Yum seems to update the kernel-devel package.
> > 
> > Should it be added to the default 'installonly' packages?
> 
> probably... looking at the kernel-devel file payload it seems to be
> parallel installable by design. I think its perfectly reasonable to
> set this to parallel install by default instead of upgrade. I would
> imagine for most people who need the kernel-devel package installed
> and have multiple kernels on their system they will want to be able to
> compile modules for each kernel they have on the system and not just
> the latest.
> 
> Whatever is decided you probably want to have up2date default to the
> same behavior for consistency.
> 

make kernel-devel provide 'kernel' or 'kernel-modules' and it will
happen automatically.

-sv



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