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Re: Why does Ubuntu have all the ideas?

Em Quinta 24 Agosto 2006 19:37, Steinar H. Gunderson escreveu:
> On Thu, Aug 24, 2006 at 07:26:04PM -0300, Fabricio aybabtu Cannini wrote:
> > I'm really a noob when it comes to the kernel guts, but i wonder,
> > can't it be made like updating /boot/grub/menu.lst with a new kernel
> > version ?
> Yes, you could in theory compile a kernel module package from another
> package's postinst, but:

Perhaps using dependencies or /etc/apt/preferences ?

>  1. You would have to guarantee the right kernel headers are installed at
> the time. (You can't install them either, see the next point.)
>  2. You cannot install it, as you can't call dpkg from a postinst script,
>     and dpkg does not yet have any “trigger” functionality that would run
>     afterwards.

Like, if you have a -src package, can't you determinate that the kernel to be 
installed "will work" with it by dependencies ? ( in this case matching the 
exact kernel headers|source version )


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