Maintaining RPMs

Alexandre Oliva lxoliva at
Mon Nov 1 02:14:02 UTC 2021

On Oct 31, 2021, Caleb Herbert <csh at> wrote:

> On 10/24/21 13:15, Alexandre Oliva wrote:
>> fedpkg --release f35 --name kernel sources
>> will let you know which files you need to fetch from the linux-libre
>> server, typically a base release .tar.xz and an incremental patch file.

> I don't understand how to fetch the files.

fedpkg will only download files from upstream's repository.
GNU Linux-libre ones aren't available there, unless someone else
uploaded them.

Files that only we ship have to be downloaded manually from our
repository.  E.g.:

> Remove downloaded invalid file ./linux-libre-5.14-gnu.tar.xz

wget -c \

And then, for the incremental patch:

wget -c \

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