[OpenAFS] Re: sysname for 3.x linux kernel

Ken Dreyer ktdreyer@ktdreyer.com
Thu, 8 Mar 2012 13:42:13 -0700

On Thu, Mar 8, 2012 at 1:26 PM, Andrew Deason <adeason@sinenomine.net> wrot=
> Well that's definitely not coming from us; we're not going to set a
> sysname like 'fedora' (though setting a distribution-specific sysname
> does make sense). A brief look at the rpmfusion packaging suggests it
> may be coming from SYSNAMELIST in /etc/sysconfig/openafs . =C2=A0And the
> default config file sets it to
> SYSNAMELIST=3D"${_ARCH}_${_DIST}_${_REL} ${_ARCH}_linux${_KERN}"
> Which is not correct, or at least doesn't seem like a reasonable default
> to me, since most sites will be using amd64_linux26 by default. File a
> bug with the rpmfusion packaging, or tell me where I should.

I'm a maintainer at RPM Fusion along with Jack, and I'd be fine with
setting ${_ARCH}_linux26 as an additional fallback. Will this work?

I am curious when OpenAFS will actually going to move their Linux
sysname to linux3 :-)

- Ken