[Beowulf] Repenting for sins against Dell (on good Friday, no
Robert G. Brown
rgb at phy.duke.edu
Fri Apr 10 13:56:16 PDT 2009
On Fri, 10 Apr 2009, Mark Hahn wrote:
> otoh, I can't think of why yum couldn't trigger rebuilds itself as part
> of resolving dependencies. maybe it does already...
This would be the best way. vmware (among its other current virtues)
initiates an automated rebuild after a kernel update the first time you
try to run it. That's not TOO bad either.
> I don't think it would be hard to make an RPM that had the minimal smarts
> to check for an updated NV blob and rebuild appropriately. ideally,
> NV would just do that themselves, and make it available via a yum repo.
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