[Ilugc] A simple script to clean up ( remove ) a kernel
ssantosh at fossix.org
Tue Oct 21 09:50:57 IST 2008
Satish Eerpini wrote:
> Guys let me clarify that i wrote this only for kernels which are
> custom compiled ,... i do agree that package management does all this
> very neatly and that is the best way to go , ..... but i am talking
> about compiling vanilla kernels from source and later on clearing them
> , .... and to my knowledge the script deletes only those files which
> are added when one compiles a kernel and installs ,......
> well even my suggestion would be that use make rpm or something and
> then install the rpm .....
> but my question was different ,... it is not whether it will do
> something like yum and rpm does ( impossible ) , ... will this script
> be handy ?
For developers this is a good option. I used to build two or three
kernel images per day while experimenting with the kernel, in such cases
a script clean would be useful. It is not possible to create packages
every time you want to build and test a new image.
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