Bug 141118 - kernel-sourcecode package missing
kernel-sourcecode package missing
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: distribution (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2004-11-29 09:18 EST by Taco Scargo
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:50 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-11-29 11:58:56 EST
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Description Taco Scargo 2004-11-29 09:18:14 EST
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Description of problem:
I would appreciate bundling of the kernel-sourcecode rpm package in
the RHEL4 distro. I am aware I could produce this myself with the
kernel src.rpm, but having it available is much easier for customers
willing to compile certain modules (e.g. bcm5700).

In RHEL3 a kernel-source rpm was also provided.

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Actual Results:  kernel-sourcecode rpm is not built and missing in the

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Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2004-11-29 11:59:53 EST
See RHEL4 beta2 release notes for description of kernel packaging changes:


Note that it's not necessary to have kernel-sourcecode for compiling
external modules (and, in fact, just using kernel-sourcecode for that
won't work without more effort than is necessary.)

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