Re: Does the control file understand regexps?
On Saturday 24 February 2001 14:00, David Spreen wrote:
> Hi there,
> I have another problem. When I build lids for different kernelversions
> (lids-2.4.1, lids-2.2.18), then both apckages contain /sbin/lidsadm.
> Can I write in the controlfile Conflicts: lids-* ?
> Or have I to write Replayces lids-foo, lids-bar, lids-fuz, lids-baz?
Have a package lids-common provide /sbin/lidsadm which has the following code:
/sbin/lidsadm-`/bin/uname -r` $*
Then have each version-specific package provide /sbin/lidsadm-2.4.1 or
whatever the version number is. This is the approach that is being taken for
the Debian packages of LVM (and has already been done for the Connectiva
The idea of having to upgrade/downgrade your lids package whenever you choose
to boot from a different kernel version doesn't work.
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