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Re: Make hardlinking kernel-devel optional



On Wed, 2006-02-01 at 16:53 +0100, Matthias Saou wrote:
> Peter Jones wrote :
> 
> > On Tue, 2006-01-31 at 19:25 -0500, Dave Jones wrote:
> > 
> > > Removing the Prereq: /usr/sbin/hardlink from the spec (which I just did in CVS)
> > > should have the effect that you can now rpm -e hardlink, and it'll
> > > do what you want, whilst leaving it enabled for users by default.
> > 
> > Yeah, but that sucks, because I want hardlink for things that *really*
> > take lots of space.
> > 
> > (like, you know, mirroring rawhide for 2 or 3 days)
> 
> Install hardlink++ ... it's even faster! :-)

You're not wrong, but this suggestion is ignoring the point.

The point was that having the kernel's %post decide you do or don't want
something based on if an unrelated package is installed isn't a good
plan at all.

-- 
  Peter


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