On Fri, 2009-04-17 at 14:09 -0400, Andre Robatino wrote: > When the VirtualBox guest additions are installed for a given kernel, > this apparently modifies the files modules.alias.bin, modules.dep.bin, > and modules.symbols.bin in the corresponding kernel package, so the > kernel deltarpm can't be used, and the full kernel package must be > downloaded. Considering that this is a common situation, and that these > files are much smaller than the entire kernel package, is there any way > this can be worked around, so the drpm can be used? (VirtualBox doesn't > seem to have any utility for removing guest additions, so I haven't > tried that.) The easy way is to mark those files as %config. Then deltarpm won't try to delta those particular files. Jonathan P.S. It's not just VirtualBox. If you use any kmods, I think you'll run into this.
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