[fedora-arm] adding fake-kernel to repository

Matthew Garrett mjg at redhat.com
Wed Jun 8 18:38:58 UTC 2011

On Wed, Jun 08, 2011 at 02:35:55PM -0400, Jon Masters wrote:

> Ah, ok. The point is that we can't support every target yet[0] and are
> focusing e.g. on OMAP3/4 (BeagleBoard and PandaBoard) in the test kernel
> available so far. For everyone else, it's desired to have something that
> satisfies RPM about kernel deps and allows things like dracut to
> install. All of this works great once the fake deps are in place - I've
> a system booting with root encrypted LVM with dracut on F13 for example,
> but the kernel itself is for Freescale iMX5 and not in RPM format yet.

So why not provide the fake-kernel package from the kernel SRPM you do 
have? If you have your own non-mainline packages then it makes more 
sense to put the hacks there than it does to put them in the mainline 

Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org

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