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Re: [opensuse-factory] Question about packaging/spec file

On Thursday 2017-10-19 17:54, Manfred Hollstein wrote:
On Thu, 19 Oct 2017, 17:38:37 +0200, Larry Finger wrote:
Now that we are done yelling at each other on this list, I have a question
about fixing a packaging problem.

In, the bug is that
the VirtualBox guest kernel module only accepts kernel-default, but not
kernel-default-base. As making that change exceeds my abilities with RPM
packaging, can anyone suggest what I need to do, or point me to another
package that handles this problem?

it is my understanding that this is controlled by the call to



%kernel_module_package -p %name-kmp-preamble -x ec2 xen

The -p argument specifies additional rpm tags to be added to each kmp
subpackage. The -x flag, if provided, requests the exclusion of these
kernel flavors from the build. The reverse is omitting -x and just
specifying flavors to which only build for.

As your current .spec file only specifies those flavors to exclude, I'm
afraid the default-base flavor does not belong the the standard flavors
to build. Perhaps you try to specify the positive way, ie. omit the -x
and just specify the flavors to build for.

"default-base" is not a flavor in its own right, it is a subpackage
of the "default" build; therefore, specifying -x default-base or (positive)
default-base will have no practical effect.
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