[OpenAFS] Redhat server packages dependent on kernel modules
Mon, 19 Dec 2005 16:40:49 -0500
Quoting Matthew Cocker <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> I was asked today why the kernel module is required by the redhat
> openafs-server rpm. I couldn't come up with a reason as I thought only
> the client program would require it.
> What have I missed?
Well, you need the kernel module if you want tokens to work.. I don't
recall if you need the client running for tokens to work.
But... I've removed the dependency for the next release.
> I'm asking because the rpmbuild of the redhat3 openafs 1.4 source rpms
> fails with the errors below. I seem to remember this is a redhat kernel
> problem but haven't found the solution in the archive yet. In this case
> we just down loaded the pre-built kenerl rpms from openafs.org, but we
> like to be able to build the rpms from spec file so we can if required
> add in local config files for local users.
What is the rpmbuild command you used, and what's the first 15-20 lines
of output from rpmbuild?
This looks like a bad kernel header file...
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