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Re: Shouldn't kernel-image-2.6.x-y-z depend on alsa-base ?

On Thu, Mar 10, 2005 at 11:57:11AM +0100, Mike Hommey wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 09, 2005 at 05:46:22PM -0800, Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org> wrote:
> > Considering you're talking about solutions that require updates to
> > kernel-image packages *anyway*, why has no one suggested adding the
> > necessary blacklist entries to these packages?  Far better than removing a
> > bunch of modules from the kernel-image at this late stage, IMHO.

> It doesn't work properly with several kernel-images installed.

Why not?  Why can't each kernel-image package add its own file in the
/etc/hotplug/blacklist.d/ directory?

Or if you mean "it doesn't work if you also have a 2.4 kernel-image
installed", how is this any better or worse than if you have alsa-base

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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