Testing & rebuilding dracut-modules-olpc?

Daniel Drake dsd at laptop.org
Wed Apr 28 13:48:35 EDT 2010

On 28 April 2010 13:06, Martin Langhoff <martin.langhoff at gmail.com> wrote:
> Porting some patches to d-m-o...
>  - Is there a handy way to test changes to dracut-modules-olpc without
> building an RPM and installing it? (Other than unpacking / repacking
> the initramfs by hand with cpio, naturally...)

Yeah, using the dracut program. You can find the exact command used in
the kernel spec file.

>  - How is this package built / maintained? I have gotten as far as:
>   - edit configure.ac to "touch up" the version number ("0.3.2a")
>   - git archive --format tar --prefix dracut-modules-olpc-0.3.2a/ |
> bzip2 > dracut-modules-olpc-0.3.2a.tar.bz2
>   - autogen.sh && make rpms

It uses the standard autotools source packaging (make distcheck) and
Fedora packaging is done in Fedora CVS (it'll be another case of stale
spec file within the dracut-modules-olpc tree, sorry).


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