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SubjectRe: [PATCH] kbuild: create linux-headers package in deb-pkg
On Thu, Jan 13, 2011 at 02:55:26PM +0100, Michal Marek wrote:
> On 10.1.2011 18:46, maximilian attems wrote:
> >>> +find . -name Makefile -o -name Kconfig\* -o -name \*.pl > /tmp/files$$
> >>> +find arch/x86/include include scripts -type f >> /tmp/files$$
> >> x86 centric?
> >
> > this will break on any non x86 arch, what is the correct variable
> > for $ARCH?
>
> This should be changed to arch/$SRCARCH/include.

thanks for the pointer, sent patch, that was the easy part.


> >>> +tar -c -f - -T /tmp/files$$ | (cd $destdir; tar -xf -)
> >>> +(cd $objtree; tar -c -f - -T /tmp/objfiles$$) | (cd $destdir; tar -xf -)
> >>> +rm -f /tmp/files$$ /tmp/objfiles$$
> >>> +arch=$(dpkg --print-architecture)
> >>> +
> >>> +cat <<EOF >> debian/control
> >>> +
> >>> +Package: $hdrpackagename
> >>> +Provides: linux-headers, linux-headers-2.6
> >>> +Architecture: $arch
> >> not sure if that will interfere with the new crosscompile feature
> >> of deb-pkg in linux-next.
> >
> > aboves arch call seems redundant with what we already have.
>
> Yes, please remove it.

will look at it again in a calmer moment.

> BTW, here is a bugreport I got privately about
> the very same issue:
> On 12.1.2011 10:02, Ralf Rösch wrote:
> | [...]
> | Attached you will find a patch to complete the build successfully for my
> | mipsel target.
> | The dpkg --print-architecture shows i386 which results in error:
> | dpkg-gencontrol: Fehler: aktuelle Host-Architektur »mipsel« erscheint
> | nicht in der Architekturliste (i386) des Pakets
> | (current host architecture 'mipsel' does not appear in package's list
> i386)
> | so I changed "arch" temporary to "any".
> |
> | It would be nice if it would be possible to make the kernel-headers
> | installable on any host.
> | They are needed very frequently for cross-compiling. (I already possible
> | with dpkg force).

Added Ben Hutchings and d-kernel on Cc. I do not use OOT modules, so
I don't have a strong word on that, but from what I see in Debian
they are arch specific.

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maks
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