[oe] Need advice on changing kernel.bbclass

Richard Purdie rpurdie at rpsys.net
Thu Jun 7 18:45:58 UTC 2007

On Thu, 2007-06-07 at 06:56 -0500, Mike (mwester) wrote:
> Build completed, with this suggestion.  :(  No joy:
> Package: kernel-module-binfmt-misc
> Version: 2.4.22.l2.3r63-r18.5
> Depends: update-modules, kernel-2.4.22-xfs
> Section: kernel
> The kernel modules built remain firm in their conviction that they depend
> upon the kernel, not kernel-image.

I stand by the reasoning for the reasoning for the change as detailed by
the thread mentioned - it did address some underlying problems. It was
assumed anyone rebuilding the modules could release a new kernel package
too hence avoiding this dependency problem.

On the NSLU2, kernel-image-2.4.22-xfs is probably an empty package? as
will be kernel-2.4.22-xfs? Would it be possible to have both 'empty'
packages in the feed? You could always have one have a Depends: on the



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