kernel split up

Josh Boyer jwboyer at
Wed Mar 12 23:18:14 UTC 2014

On Wed, Mar 12, 2014 at 7:09 PM, Josh Boyer <jwboyer at> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 12, 2014 at 5:02 PM, Josh Boyer <jwboyer at> wrote:
>> OK, initial builds of the packaging split I talked about last week are now at:
> Three things have since been pointed out to me.
> 1) Apparently some people have no idea what this is about.  Go read this thread:
> 2) The kernel package is only 70k and has nothing in it.  This is
> expected.  It's a metapackage that just requires kernel-core and
> kernel-drivers to give you the equivalent of today's kernel package.

Sigh.  So bug #1: The provides in kernel-core and kernel-drivers are
slightly off from what kernel needs.  kernel-core will install fine on
it's own, but if you try to install/update kernel it won't work.
Guess I'll be building again first thing in the morning.


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