On Tue, Sep 05, 2017 at 06:39:29PM -0400, Josh Boyer wrote: > On Tue, Sep 5, 2017 at 6:25 PM, James Hogarth <james.hoga...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > > > > On 5 September 2017 at 22:40, Chris Murphy <li...@colorremedies.com> wrote: > >> > >> On Tue, Sep 5, 2017 at 3:38 PM, Chris Murphy <li...@colorremedies.com> > >> wrote: > >> > >> > FWIW, you can just download the F27 kernel, kernel-core, > >> > kernel-modules (optionally extras), and 'sudo dnf install *rpm' in > >> > that same download directory and it will install it without complaint. > >> > I routinely run Fedora built n+1 (typically rawhide) kernels on > >> > current release OS. > >> > >> Small gotcha is that you can't upgrade perf, dnf will complain. But > >> usually rudimentary use of current perf will work with a newer kernel. > >> > >> > >> > > > > Right ... with kernel-tools and perf I'd rather have something built against > > the F26 userspace ... but I have run the rawhidenodebug kernels in the past > > for testing ... it's just nicer and more representative for testing what > > will end up in the F26 repos to have the kernel built against F26 in the > > stabilization COPR > > I've suggested in the past that we ship the userspace tools in a > completely separate package, leaving ONLY kernel bits in the kernel > SRPM and subpackages. Partly for this reason, and also because there > is no NEED to build e.g. perf daily. I'm willing to put my money > where my mouth is and do the maintenance on the userspace side if > people want to pursue this.
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