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Bug 1062998

Summary: autofs uneccessary requires kernel
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Tomasz Torcz <tomek>
Component: autofsAssignee: Ian Kent <ikent>
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Description Tomasz Torcz 2014-02-09 14:10:45 UTC
Description of problem:

% yum erase kernel
…
--> Processing Dependency: kernel >= 2.6.17 for package: 1:autofs-5.0.7-28.fc19.x86_64
…

  Dependency on kernel can be dropped:
1) 2.6.17 was a loooong time ago, currently it is nowhere to be found in any supported Fedora version
2) there are valid installation scenarios without kernel - LXC containers do not need separate kernel

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
autofs-5.0.7-28.fc19.x86_64

The same problem is present in F20 an rawhide versions.

Comment 1 Fedora End Of Life 2015-01-09 22:24:04 UTC
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Comment 2 Tomasz Torcz 2015-01-09 23:00:16 UTC
Seem to have been fixed in:

* Wed Oct 15 2014 Ian Kent  - 1:5.1.0-7