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Re: Make hardlinking kernel-devel optional



On Wed, Feb 01, 2006 at 12:23:42PM -0500, Peter Jones wrote:
 > 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.

so now you can leave it installed, and put HARDLINK="no" in your /etc/sysconfig/kernel

		Dave


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