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SubjectRe: [PATCH] modutils 2.3.20 and beyond
"Jeff V. Merkey" wrote:

> On Sun, Nov 26, 2000 at 06:02:35PM -0500, Mohammad A. Haque wrote:
> > I'd rather have Anaconda changed rather than special casing standard
> > utils to account for distro handling.
>
> Great. Then tell RedHat to rewrite it without the need for these switches.
> They will say NO. It's a trivial change, and would save me a lot of hours
> rewriting scripts. I did it once, but if RedHat has standardized on this
> set of switches, why not add them as alias commands? It's a trivial
> patch.

Then let RedHat maintain their version of modutils. RedHat isn't the
standard, nor should RedHat dictate to authors, nor should other distributions
and persons be affected by RedHat's methods.

If you don't like it, replace your depmod with a script that strips that flag
before calling the original depmod.

-d

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