Bug 67213 - plain "kernel" packages seem to miss libredhat-kernel provide
Summary: plain "kernel" packages seem to miss libredhat-kernel provide
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Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Version: 2.1
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Larry Woodman
QA Contact: Brian Brock
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Reported: 2002-06-21 03:10 UTC by Adrian Likins
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:06 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-09-28 16:23:21 UTC
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Description Adrian Likins 2002-06-21 03:10:43 UTC
Stumbled across this while testing some up2date
changes on a 2.1AS chroot on my laptop.

It looks like the i686 glibc packages requires libredhat-kernel	
[root@sludge RPMS]# rpm -qp --requires glibc-2.2.4-26.i686.rpm 
glibc-common = 2.2.4-26
rpmlib(PayloadFilesHavePrefix) <= 4.0-1
rpmlib(CompressedFileNames) <= 3.0.4-1

but none of the plain "kernel" packages provide this:

[root@sludge RPMS]# rpm -qp --provides kernel-2.4.9-e.3.i686.rpm 
kernel = 2.4.9
kernel-drm = 4.1.0
kernel = 2.4.9-e.3

[root@sludge RPMS]# rpm -qp --provides kernel-2.4.9-e.3.athlon.rpm 
kernel = 2.4.9
kernel-drm = 4.1.0
kernel = 2.4.9-e.3

This potentially breaks up2date, depending on if the default install
only includes "kernel" packages or not. If "-smp", "-enterprise" or
"-summit" kernels are included, they provide libredhat-kernel.

Comment 1 Suzanne Hillman 2003-08-13 21:30:05 UTC
Has this been looked at yet? 

In a brief glance, it appears that it is not a problem in Taroon, because glibc
does not require any kernel stuff.

Is this something that is likely to get fixed in the next errata?

Comment 2 Suzanne Hillman 2003-08-13 21:37:07 UTC
However, it is still true that libredhat-kernel is not in the plain kernel
package in Taroon. But, I'm not entirely sure it's supposed to be, since it's
also not in -smp.

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