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Re: [Libguestfs] [PATCH] Don't remove foreign kernels during conversion

On Thu, Jan 20, 2011 at 05:36:33PM +0000, Matthew Booth wrote:
> Removing xen kernels during conversion is tidier, but occasionally
> problematic.  For example, if the kernel has dependent kmods which
> prevent its uninstallation, the code to remove it reliably across
> multiple versions of RHEL becomes tricky.  The existing code doesn't
> handle this at all, and the conversion will fail in this case.  As
> it isn't strictly necessary to remove xen kernels, this change
> simply stops attempting to remove them.

ACK .. a sensible change as discussed on IRC.


Richard Jones, Virtualization Group, Red Hat http://people.redhat.com/~rjones
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