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Re: Bad practice to make a package depend on a specific kernel image



On Tue, 12 Dec 2006 13:40:47 -0500
"Jerry DuVal" <jduval@pace2020.com> wrote:

>
> Is it bad practice to make a package depend on a specific kernel
> image? This might be a loaded question, but I was just trying to get
> an opinion. All of the boxes using this package are of the same
> configuration.

Why would this be needed?

Is the package always going to be replaced whenever the specific kernel
image is upgraded?

What happens if the kernel image is upgraded and the package has to be
removed - what functionality is lost?

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