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

> On Sun, Nov 26, 2000 at 10:46:35PM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
> > > + {"ignore-versions", 0, 0, 'i'},
> >
> > I dont think we should encourage anyone to ignore symbol versions
>
> Anaconda will barf and require over 850+ changes to the scripts without
> it. If you look at the patch, you will note that it's a silent switch
> that's only there to avoid a noisy error message from depmod. It
> actually does nothing other than set a flag that also does nothing.
> -m simply maps to -F.

It's still a bad precedent. Anaconda should have been written correctly in
the first place.

-d

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